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Gregory XIII

Syllabification: Greg·o·ry XIII

Definition of Gregory XIII in English:

( 1502–85), pope 1572–85; born in Italy. The Gregorian calendar, still in use, was introduced in 1582 as a result of his efforts to correct the errors in the Julian calendar.

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