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Ignatius

masc. proper name, from Latin Ignatius, collateral form of Egnatius. St. Ignatius, bishop of Antioch, was one of the apostolic fathers, martyred under Trajan; a set of epistles was attributed to him. Ignatius Loyola (1491-1556) was the founder of the Jesuits. Related: Ignatian.

updated on October 10, 2017

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Definitions of Ignatius from WordNet

Ignatius (n.)
bishop of Antioch who was martyred under the Roman Emperor Trajan (died 110);
Synonyms: Saint Ignatius / St. Ignatius
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