[tuh-ree-suh, -zuh, -rey-; for 2 also Spanish te-re-sah] /təˈri sə, -zə, -ˈreɪ-; for 2 also Spanish tɛˈrɛ sɑ/
Mother (Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu) 1910–97, Albanian nun: Nobel Peace Prize 1979 for work in the slums of Calcutta, India.
a female given name, form of .
Saint, known as Teresa of Avila. 1515–82, Spanish nun and mystic. She reformed the Carmelite order and founded 17 convents. Her writings include a spiritual autobiography and The Way to Perfection. Feast day: Oct 15
Mother, original name Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu. 1910–97, Indian Roman Catholic missionary, born in Skopje, now in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, of Albanian parents: noted for her work among the starving in Calcutta; Nobel peace prize 1979
Mother Teresa [(tuh-ree-suh, tuh-ray-zuh)]
A Roman Catholic nun, born in Yugoslavia, who received the Nobel Prize for peace in 1979 for her humanitarian work among lepers and other dying poor of Calcutta.
[muhth -er tuhng for 1; muhth -er tuhng for 2] /ˈmʌð ər ˈtʌŋ for 1; ˈmʌð ər ˌtʌŋ for 2/ noun 1. the language first learned by a person; native language. 2. . noun 1. the language first learned by a child 2. a language from which another has evolved noun See native language
[wish-aw] /ˈwɪʃ ɔ/ noun 1. a burgh in the Motherwell district, in S Scotland.
noun 1. natural or practical intelligence, wit, or sense. noun 1. native practical intelligence; common sense
[muhth -er-wurt, -wawrt] /ˈmʌð ərˌwɜrt, -ˌwɔrt/ noun 1. a European plant, Leonorus cardiaca, of the mint family, an introduced weed in the U.S., having cut leaves with a whorl of lavender flowers in the axils. /ˈmʌðəˌwɜːt/ noun 1. any of several plants of the Eurasian genus Leonurus, esp L. cardiaca, having divided leaves and clusters […]