Basil of Caesarea


Basil of Caesarea
noun
(Roman Catholic Church) the bishop of Caesarea who defended the Roman Catholic Church against the heresies of the 4th century; a saint and Doctor of the Church (329-379)
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  • Basil the Great — noun (Roman Catholic Church) the bishop of Caesarea who defended the Roman Catholic Church against the heresies of the 4th century; a saint and Doctor of the Church (329 379) • Syn: ↑Basil, ↑St. Basil, ↑Basil of Caesarea, ↑St. Basil the Great •… …   Useful english dictionary

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