Ignatius of Loyola
biographical name Saint 1491-1556 originally Iñigo de Oñaz y Loyola Spanish religious & founder of Society of Jesus • Ignatian adjective

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Ignatius (of) Loyola — Saint (born Iñigo López de Recalde) (1491 1556); Sp. priest: founder of the Society of Jesus (Jesuit order): his day is July 31 * * * …   Universalium

  • Ignatius (of) Loyola — Saint (born Iñigo López de Recalde) (1491 1556); Sp. priest: founder of the Society of Jesus (Jesuit order): his day is July 31 …   English World dictionary

  • Ignatius (of) Loyola — Saint (born Iñigo López de Recalde) (1491 1556); Sp. priest: founder of the Society of Jesus (Jesuit order): his day is July 31 …   English World dictionary

  • Ignatius of Loyola — ] St. Ignatius did not intend to change his name but rather adopted for France and Italy a name which he believed was a simple variant of his own, and which was more acceptable among foreigners.cite journal | last = Verd | first =Gabriel María |… …   Wikipedia

  • IGNATIUS OF LOYOLA — (1491 1556) Ignatius of Loyola founded the Society of Jesus (the Jesuits), the religious order responsible for returning large portions of Europe to the Catholic church after the Reformation. The Society of Jesus, trained by Ignatius s Spiritual… …   Renaissance and Reformation 1500-1620: A Biographical Dictionary

  • Ignatius of Loyola — noun Spaniard and Roman Catholic theologian and founder of the Society of Jesus; a leading opponent of the Reformation (1491 1556) • Syn: ↑Saint Ignatius of Loyola, ↑St. Ignatius of Loyola, ↑Loyola • Topics: ↑Roman Catholic, ↑Western Church, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ignatius of Loyola — Ig|nat|i|us of Loy|o|la, St also St Ignatius Loyola (1491 1556) a Spanish priest who started the ↑Jesuit ↑order (=a Roman Catholic group of ↑missionary priests, which is also called the Society of Jesus) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Ignatius of Loyola — /ɪgˌneɪʃəs əv lɔɪˈoʊlə/ (say ig.nayshuhs uhv loy ohluh) noun Saint (Iñigo López de Recalde), 1491–1556, Spanish soldier and priest; founder of the Jesuit order …   Australian English dictionary

  • Ignatius of Loyola,Saint — Ignatius of Loy·o·la (loi ōʹlə), Saint. 1491 1556. Spanish ecclesiastic who founded the Jesuits and was a leader of the Counter Reformation. * * * …   Universalium

  • Ignatius of Loyola, Saint —    See Loyola, St. Ignatius of …   Dictionary of Renaissance art

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