[pou-luh; Italian pah-oo-lah] /ˈpaʊ lə; Italian ˈpɑ u lɑ/
Saint, 1416–1507, Italian monk: founder of the order of Minims.
- Francis of Assisi
noun 1. Saint (Giovanni Francesco Bernardone) 1182?–1226, Italian friar: founder of the Franciscan order. noun 1. Saint original name Giovanni di Bernardone. ?1181–1226, Italian monk; founder of the Franciscan order of friars. He is remembered for his humility and love for all creation and was the first person to exhibit stigmata (1224). Feast day: Oct […]
- Francis of Sales
[seylz; French sal] /seɪlz; French sal/ noun 1. Saint, 1567–1622, French ecclesiastic and writer on theology: bishop of Geneva 1602–22. /seɪlz; French sal/ noun 1. Saint. 1567–1622, French ecclesiastic and theologian; bishop of Geneva (1602–22) and an opponent of Calvinism; author of Introduction to a Devout Life (1609) and founder of the Order of the […]
- Francis scott key
[kee] /ki/ noun 1. Francis Scott, 1780–1843, U.S. lawyer: author of The Star-Spangled Banner. /kiː/ noun 1. a metal instrument, usually of a specifically contoured shape, that is made to fit a lock and, when rotated, operates the lock’s mechanism 2. any instrument that is rotated to operate a valve, clock winding mechanism, etc 3. […]
- Francis townsend
[toun-zuh nd] /ˈtaʊn zənd/ noun 1. Francis Everett, 1867–1960, U.S. physician and proposer of the Townsend plan.