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Noun: Ambrose  'am,browz
  1. (Roman Catholic Church) Roman priest who became bishop of Milan; the first Church Father born and raised in the Christian faith; composer of hymns; imposed orthodoxy on the early Christian church and built up its secular power; a saint and Doctor of the Church (340?-397)
    - Saint Ambrose, St. Ambrose

Type of: bishop, Church Father, composer, Doctor, Doctor of the Church, Father, Father of the Church, saint, theologian, theologiser [Brit], theologist, theologizer

Encyclopedia: Ambrose, Modoc County, California