Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • Bishop of Antioch noted especially for his epistles. He was martyred during the reign of the Roman emperor Trajan.

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

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  • noun 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").

Examples

  • David Ignatius is even more of an idiot about economics matters than most Villagers, but Matt Yglesias (via Atrios) poses a very good [...]

    Matthew Yglesias » Why the Budget Will Never Be Balanced

  • Ignatius is the largest publisher in English of current Catholic leading theologians, including Joseph Ratzinger, Henri De Lubac, Hans

    Insight Scoop | The Ignatius Press Blog:

  • Ignatius is the largest publisher in English of current Catholic leading theologians, including Joseph Ratzinger, Henri De Lubac, Hans

    Travel

  • I am thrilled that Ignatius is republishing Dawson's Dividing of Christendom.

    Spring 2009 books from Ignatius Press

  • Ignatius is falling back on some questionable assumptions, such as the idea that there is a meaningful Government Of All Iraq and that soldiers we are training are working for it.

    Matthew Yglesias » Iraqi Civil War: Now With Better Drive Shafts

  • I thought this was a fun story, a great opportunity to discuss what the OED is with the kids and the connection between the name we know as Ignatius and one of our favorite dishes.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • I thought this was a fun story, a great opportunity to discuss what the OED is with the kids and the connection between the name we know as Ignatius and one of our favorite dishes.

    St. Ignacio's Nachos

  • Hmm, now I'm not sure if Ignatius is even his last name anymore ... ..

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  • This article by David Ignatius is a fascinating read which is about Denver Research Group and how they monitor news and information and make conclusions about trends.

    10/05/2004

  • David Ignatius is pro: The best plan I've seen for doing the politically impossible comes from an energy economist named Philip Verleger. ...

    EconLog: June 2004 Archives

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