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

  • Pope (1800–1823) who crowned Napoleon emperor in 1804.

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  • noun Italian pope from 1800 to 1823 who was humiliated by Napoleon and taken prisoner in 1809; he concluded a concordat with Napoleon and crowned him emperor of France; he returned to Rome in 1814 (1740-1823)

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Examples

  • Land! upon catching sight of a distant shore. p.91 The difference between the two popes is that Pius VI had to contend with the Revolution, and Pius VII with the Aquila rapax, Napoleon Bonaparte, as has been said before.

    La Mystérieuse prophétie

  • Land! upon catching sight of a distant shore. p.91 The difference between the two popes is that Pius VI had to contend with the Revolution, and Pius VII with the Aquila rapax, Napoleon Bonaparte, as has been said before.

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  • The practice was granted a partial indulgence by Pius VII in 1815 and a plenary indulgence by Pius IX in 1859.

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  • The practice was granted a partial indulgence by Pius VII in 1815 and a plenary indulgence by Pius IX in 1859.

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  • The Italian Hierarchy, with but one dissentient, stood loyally by the Sovereign Pontiff and in 1805, in the pontificate of Pius VII, Ricci retracted his errors.

    Archive 2007-10-14

  • The Italian Hierarchy, with but one dissentient, stood loyally by the Sovereign Pontiff and in 1805, in the pontificate of Pius VII, Ricci retracted his errors.

    Forerunners of the French Revolution. Part 2a

  • Pope Pius VII, who had been waiting in the cold for hours, was seated near the Grand Altar in his simple white robe.

    The Last Great Dance on Earth

  • Fifty-six rooms are going to be redecorated to house Pope Pius VII and his entourage.

    The Last Great Dance on Earth

  • Pope Pius VII, who had been waiting in the cold for hours, was seated near the Grand Altar in his simple white robe.

    The Last Great Dance on Earth

  • Fifty-six rooms are going to be redecorated to house Pope Pius VII and his entourage.

    The Last Great Dance on Earth

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