Definitions

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  • n. (Roman Catholic Church) Roman priest who became bishop of Milan; the first Church Father born and raised in the Christian faith; composer of hymns; imposed orthodoxy on the early Christian church and built up its secular power; a saint and Doctor of the Church (340?-397)

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Examples

  • One of these arms was known as St. Ambrose's Road, in right of the church, an incomplete structure in yellow brick, consisting of a handsome chancel, the stump of a tower, and one aisle just weather-tight and usable, but, by its very aspect, begging for the completion of the beautiful design that was suspended above the alms-box.

    Nuttie's Father

  • This may refer to St. Ambrose‚Äôs legend that the rose grew, without thorns, in the Garden of Eden.

    A Handbook of Symbols in Christian Art

  • Sycamore St. "as well as" St. Ambrose, "a fractured memoir of the author's grade school alma mater.

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  • Early Jewish and Christian sources are similar: Origen, St. Jerome, St. Ambrose and the Talmud all associate Sodom with inhospitality, pride and greed.

    Jay Michaelson: Who Are The Real Sodomites?

  • Frankie, basketball hero of the victory over St. Ambrose.

    Shortcut Man

  • O felix culpa, O happy guilt, wrote St. Ambrose in the fourth century in his Easter Hymn.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • His Holiness quotes St. Ambrose and then indicates that he doesn't know what St. Ambrose means.

    The example of Good King Wenceslas

  • The evidence in favor of St. Ambrose' authorship is, in part, due to a passing mention of it by St. Augustine.

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  • The hymn is also mentioned by other authors of the period as being by St. Ambrose.

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • Veni, redemptor gentium was composed by St. Ambrose of Milan 340-397.

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