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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Ignatius, Saint Died c. A.D. 110. Bishop of Antioch noted especially for his epistles. He was martyred during the reign of the Roman emperor Trajan.

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  • proper n. A male given name; of mostly Roman Catholic usage in English.

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  • n. bishop of Antioch who was martyred under the Roman Emperor Trajan (died 110)

Etymologies

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A saints' name from the Latin gens name Ignatius, Egnatius, of uncertain meaning, by folk etymology associated with Latin ignis ("fire").

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