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

  • Benedict XIV Originally Prospero Lambertini. 1675-1758. Pope (1740-1758) who founded scientific academies, was a patron of the arts, and was tolerant of non-Catholic denominations.

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  • n. pope who was a patron of the arts and who denounced the cruelty to the indigenous peoples of South America (1675-1758)


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