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Noun: Theresa  tu'ree-su
  1. 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)
    - Teresa, Mother Teresa, Mother Theresa, Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu

Type of: missionary, missioner, nun, sister

Encyclopedia: Theresa, Maria