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blessed US English

Made holy; consecrated

blessed US Thesaurus

a blessed place

bless US English

(Of a priest) pronounce words in a religious rite, to confer or invoke divine favor upon; ask God to look favorably on

Blessed Virgin Mary US English

A title given to Mary, the mother of Jesus

Blessed Virgin Mary New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

title of Mary, the mother of Jesus

Islands of the Blessed US English

(In classical mythology) a land, typically located near the place where the sun sets, to which the souls of the good were taken to enjoy a life of eternal bliss

bless oneself in bless US English

Make the Christian gesture of the sign of the cross

bless someone with in bless US English

(Of God or some notional higher power) endow (someone) with a particular cherished thing or attribute

the Blessed Sacrament in sacrament US English

(In Roman Catholic use) the consecrated elements of the Eucharist, especially the Host

Mary1 US English

Mother of Jesus; known as the (Blessed) Virgin Mary, or St. Mary, or Our Lady. According to the Gospels, she was a virgin betrothed to Joseph and conceived Jesus by the power of the Holy Spirit. She has been venerated by Catholic and Orthodox Churches from earliest Christian times. Feast days, January 1 (Roman Catholic Church), March 25 (Annunciation), August 15 (Assumption), September 8 (Nativity), December 8 (Immaculate Conception)

St. Basil the Blessed in St. Basil's Cathedral US English

A cathedral on the south side of Red Square in Moscow, commissioned by Ivan the Terrible to commemorate his capture of Kazan from the Tartars in 1552 and built between 1555 and 1560. The official name of the cathedral is the Cathedral of the Intercession of the Virgin, for Kazan was taken on October 1, the Orthodox feast of the Intercession of the Virgin. The more common name St. Basil’s Cathedral is from St. Basil the Blessed, a ‘holy fool’ who was buried near the site of the cathedral

the (Blessed) Virgin Mary in Mary1 US English

Mother of Jesus; known as the (Blessed) Virgin Mary, or St. Mary, or Our Lady. According to the Gospels, she was a virgin betrothed to Joseph and conceived Jesus by the power of the Holy Spirit. She has been venerated by Catholic and Orthodox Churches from earliest Christian times. Feast days, January 1 (Roman Catholic Church), March 25 (Annunciation), August 15 (Assumption), September 8 (Nativity), December 8 (Immaculate Conception)

the (Blessed) Virgin Mary in Mary1 New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

, mother of Jesus; known as the (Blessed) Virgin Mary or St Mary