Russian Arkhangelsk. a seaport in the NW Russian Federation in Europe, on Dvina Bay.
Gulf of, former name of .
a principal angel, a member of the order ranking immediately above the angels in medieval angelology
another name for angelica (sense 1)
yellow archangel, a Eurasian herbaceous plant (Lamiastrum luteum) that has yellow helmet-shaped flowers: family Lamiaceae (labiates)
a bronze-coloured breed of domestic pigeon with black markings
a port in NW Russia, on the Dvina River: major centre for the timber trade and White Sea fisheries. Pop: 345 000 (2005 est) Russian name Arkhangelsk
late 12c., from Old French archangel (12c.) or directly from Late Latin archangelus, from Greek arkhangelos “chief angel,” from arkh- “chief, first” (see archon) + angelos (see angel). Replaced Old English heah encgel.
(1Thess. 4:16; Jude 1:9), the prince of the angels.
Theology. a chief or principal angel; in medieval angelology one of the nine orders of celestial attendants on God. Compare (def 1). (def 1). Historical Examples Perhaps that steep of light is the dwelling-place of angels cherubic, seraphic, archangelic. New Tabernacle Sermons Thomas De Witt Talmage After his defeat, what can be more impressive than […]
. Historical Examples Several others had been previously in the possession of archbp. Annals of the Bodleian Library, Oxford, A.D. 1598-A.D. 1867 William Dunn Macray Court September 28, 1634, Our pleasure is to have these followed rather than the former, unless the archbp. Three Centuries of a City Library George A. Stephen There are also […]
archbsd operating system 4.4 BSD-Lite for the Acorn Archimedes. (1994-11-08)
. . abbreviation archdeacon archduke archdeacon