Bruno

Primary Meanings of Bruno

1.
n
German pope from 1049 to 1054 whose papacy was the beginning of papal reforms in the 11th century (1002-1054)
2.
n
(Roman Catholic Church) a French cleric (born in Germany) who founded the Carthusian order in 1084 (1032-1101)
3.
n
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)
Full Definitions of Bruno
1

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

Synonyms:
Bruno of Toul, Leo IX
Example of:
Bishop of Rome, Catholic Pope, Holy Father, Roman Catholic Pope, Vicar of Christ, pontiff, pope
the head of the Roman Catholic Church
2

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

Synonyms:
Saint Bruno, St. Bruno
Example of:
churchman, cleric, divine, ecclesiastic
a clergyman or other person in religious orders
saint
a person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization
3

n 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)

Synonyms:
Giordano Bruno
Example of:
philosopher
a specialist in philosophy

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