Definitions of Teresa
  1. noun
    Indian nun and missionary in the Roman Catholic Church (born of Albanian parents in what is now Macedonia); dedicated to helping the poor in India (1910-1997)
    synonyms: Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, Mother Teresa, Mother Theresa, Theresa
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    missionary, missioner
    someone sent on a mission--especially a religious or charitable mission to a foreign country
    a woman religious
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