gregorian

Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to one named Gregory, especially to either of two popes, Gregory I. or XIII.

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Usage examples "gregorian":

  1. A High Churchman is- well, of course, a High Churchman sings Gregorian chants, you know, and puts flowers on the altar. - "Hyacinth 1906", George A. Birmingham.
  2. On the 1st of January, 1806, the Gregorian calendar definitively replaced the republican calendar, after an existence of fourteen years. - "History of the French Revolution from 1789 to 1814", F. A. M. Miguet.
  3. In spite of political subordination to Islam, the Gregorian church has held tenaciously to its ideals and has successfully maintained its independence. - "Armenian Legends and Festivals", Louis A. Boettiger.