Definition of Ambrose, St in English:

Ambrose, St

Line breaks: St Am|brose
Pronunciation: /ˈambrəʊz
 
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( Circa 339–97), Doctor of the Church, bishop of Milan. A champion of orthodoxy, he also encouraged developments in church music. Feast day, 7 December.

Derivatives

Ambrosian

adjective
More example sentences
  • His knowledge of Greek enabled him to introduce much Eastern theology and liturgical practice into the West; Ambrosian plainsong is associated with his name.
  • Surviving plainchant manuscripts show that the standard Gregorian chant was not used, and Ambrosian forms persisted in Italian-speaking regions until recent times.
  • Beside the Ambrosian dialogi, we have four other prose works.

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