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pope



Pronunciation: (pōp), [key]
n.
1. (often cap.) the bishop of Rome as head of the Roman Catholic Church.
2. (in the early Christian church) a bishop.
3. a person considered as having or assuming authority or a position similar to that of the Roman Catholic pope.
4. the title of the Coptic patriarch of Alexandria.
5. Eastern Ch.
a. the Orthodox patriarch of Alexandria.
b. (in certain churches) a parish priest.

Pope



Pronunciation: (pōp), [key]
n.
1. Alexander, 1688–1744, English poet.
2. John, 1822–92, Union general in the U.S. Civil War.
3. John Russell, 1874–1937, U.S. architect.

Po•pé



Pronunciation: (pō-pā'), [key]
n.
died 1690?, Pueblo medicine man: led rebellion against the Spanish 1680.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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