St. Polycarp

Definitions of St. Polycarp

n Greek bishop of Smyrna who refused to recant his Christian faith and was burned to death by pagans (circa 69-155)

Polycarp, Saint Polycarp
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one who voluntarily suffers death as the penalty for refusing to renounce their religion

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