Mother (Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu) 1910–97, Albanian nun: Nobel Peace Prize 1979 for work in the slums of Calcutta, India.
Saint, Theresa, Saint.
a female given name, form of Theresa.
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
severe, a eunuch or chamberlain in the palace of Ahasuerus, who conspired with another to murder him. The plot was detected by Mordecai, and the conspirators were put to death (Esther 2:21; 6:2).
noun 1. Valentina Vladimirovna [vuh-lyin-tyee-nuh vluh-dyi-myee-ruh v-nuh] /və lyɪnˈtyi nə vlə dyɪˈmyi rəv nə/ (Show IPA), born 1937, Soviet cosmonaut: first woman in space 1963. noun 1. Valentina Vladimirovna (vəlɪnˈtinə vlaˈdimirəvnə). born 1937, Soviet cosmonaut; first woman in space (1963)
noun 1. a member of the reformed order of barefooted Carmelites, founded in Spain in 1562. adjective 2. of or relating to St. Theresa or the Teresians.
noun 1. a port in NE Brazil, on the Parnahiba River. noun 1. a state in NE Brazil. 96,860 sq. mi. (250,870 sq. km). Capital: Teresina. noun 1. an inland port in NE Brazil, capital of Piauí state, on the Parnaíba River: chief commercial centre of the Parnaíba valley. Pop: 895 000 (2005 est) Former […]