American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Teresa, Mother 1910-1997. Albanian-born Indian nun. Dedicated to relieving the suffering of India's desperately poor and dying people, she founded a Roman Catholic congregation of sisters, the Missionaries of Charity, in 1950. She won the 1979 Nobel Peace Prize.
- Teresa, Saint See Saint Theresa.
- n. Indian nun and missionary in the Roman Catholic Church (born of Albanian parents in what is now Macedonia); dedicated to helping the poor in India (1910-1997)
- First recorded as the name of a fourth century Spanish saint. Of obscure origin, suggestions include Therasia or Thera, ancient name of the Greek island Thira. (Wiktionary)
“Santa Teresa is a very small town, even more tranquilo than Jinotepe, about 10km away.”
“According to a listing I found on the Internet: Santa Teresa is a young community at the junction of New Mexico Highways 278 and 9.”
“But contrary to popular belief that Teresa is just being a money-hungry diva (she's got financial problems, ya know), friends and TV insiders tell me it's simply a matter of fairness.”
“Mother Teresa is just rolling in her grave. lansing wedding photographer”
“His beloved Teresa is dead and he blames his wastrel brother the Duke of Rogues Damien for they were coming home due to his depravities.”
“Congratulations again Teresa, can't wait to see what you create with your prize!”
“Teresa is a little shy but also very fun but she definitely works a lot.”
“And Teresa is sending me some more batiks, so perhaps I should wait until I get them ...”
“Teresa comes from the time of too many hours of Dark Shadows and Star Trek, and when she read her first paranormal romance, it was like coming home.”
“Teresa is rescued, arrested, tried as an accessory and sentenced to a prison term in a Spanish jail.”
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