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English noun: Bruno

1. Bruno (person) German pope from 1049 to 1054 whose papacy was the beginning of papal reforms in the 11th century (1002-1054)

SynonymsBruno of Toul, Leo IX

Instance hypernymBishop of Rome, Catholic Pope, Holy Father, pontiff, pope, Roman Catholic Pope, Vicar of Christ

2. Bruno (person) (Roman Catholic Church) a French cleric (born in Germany) who founded the Carthusian order in 1084 (1032-1101)

SynonymsSaint Bruno, St. Bruno

Instance hypernymchurchman, cleric, divine, ecclesiastic, saint

Domain categoryChurch of Rome, Roman Catholic, Roman Catholic Church, Roman Church, Western Church

3. Bruno (person) Italian philosopher who used Copernican principles to develop a pantheistic monistic philosophy; condemned for heresy by the Inquisition and burned at the stake (1548-1600)

SynonymsGiordano Bruno

Instance hypernymphilosopher

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