[loi-oh-luh] /lɔɪˈoʊ lə/
Saint Ignatius of (Iñigo López de Loyola) 1491–1556, Spanish soldier and ecclesiastic: founder of the Society of Jesus.
Saint. 1491–1556, Spanish ecclesiastic. He founded the Society of Jesus (1534) and was its first general (1541–56). His Spiritual Exercises (1548) remains the basic manual for the training of Jesuits. Feast day: July 31
See Ignatius Loyola
- Ignatius of loyola
[loi-oh-luh] /lɔɪˈoʊ lə/ noun 1. Saint Ignatius of (Iñigo López de Loyola) 1491–1556, Spanish soldier and ecclesiastic: founder of the Society of Jesus. noun 1. . /lɔɪˈəʊlə/ noun 1. See Ignatius Loyola Ignatius of Loyola [(ig-nay-shus, loy-oh-luh)] A sixteenth-century Spanish priest of the Roman Catholic Church; the founder of the Jesuits. Ignatius of Loyola is […]
[ig-nee-uh s] /ˈɪg ni əs/ adjective 1. Geology. produced under conditions involving intense heat, as rocks of volcanic origin or rocks crystallized from molten magma. 2. of, relating to, or characteristic of fire. /ˈɪɡnɪəs/ adjective 1. (of rocks) derived by solidification of magma or molten lava emplaced on or below the earth’s surface Compare sedimentary, […]
- Igneous intrusive rock
noun See intrusive rock
- Igneous rock
igneous rock [(ig-nee-uhs)] Rocks formed by the cooling and solidifying of molten materials. Igneous rocks can form beneath the Earth’s surface, or at its surface, as lava. Note: Granite, solid volcanic lava, and basalt are examples of igneous rock.