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Noun: Saint Athanasius
  1. (Roman Catholic Church) Greek patriarch of Alexandria who championed Christian orthodoxy against Arianism; a church father, saint, and Doctor of the Church (293-373)
    - Athanasius, St. Athanasius, Athanasius the Great

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

Encyclopedia: Saint Athanasius