Francis Xavier



noun
1.
Saint, .
[zey-vee-er, zav-ee-, zey-vyer] /ˈzeɪ vi ər, ˈzæv i-, ˈzeɪ vyər/
noun
1.
Saint Francis (Francisco Javier”the Apostle of the Indies”) 1506–52, Spanish Jesuit missionary, especially in India and Japan.
2.
a male given name: from an Arabic word meaning “bright.”.
/ˈzeɪvɪə/
noun
1.
Saint Francis Xavier, See Xavier
/ˈzeɪvɪə; ˈzæv-; Spanish xaˈβjɛr/
noun
1.
Saint Francis, known as the Apostle of the Indies. 1506–52, Spanish missionary, who was a founding member of the Jesuit society (1534) and later preached in Goa, Ceylon, the East Indies, and Japan. Feast day: Dec 3

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