Pope


Pope
Pope [pəup US poup] n
[Date: 800-900; : Late Latin; Origin: papa, from Greek pappas, papas 'father', used as a title of bishops]
1.) the leader of the Roman Catholic church
→↑papal
The Pope will visit El Salvador this year.
Pope John XXIII
2.) Is the Pope (a) Catholic? informal
used to say that something is clearly true or certain - used humorously
'Do you think they'll win?' 'Is the Pope Catholic?'
Pope 2
Pope, Al|ex|an|der
(1688-1744) a British poet and ↑satirist. Many people consider him the most important poet of his time, and admire his use of the ↑heroic couplet. His best known works are The Rape of the Lock and The Dunciad. He also produced very popular translations of the poems of Homer.

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  • pope — pope …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • pope —     The Pope     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Pope     (Ecclesiastical Latin papa from Greek papas, a variant of pappas father, in classical Latin pappas Juvenal, Satires 6:633).     The title pope, once used with far greater latitude (see below …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • POPE (A.) — Le plus grand poète classique anglais, poète des salons, de la ville et de la vie sociale, a dû toujours vivre en marge de la société et en dehors de Londres. Il était en effet catholique et en tant que tel exclu de la vie de la capitale. Pope… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Popé — Statue im San Juan Publo, New Mexico vor der Verschiffung nach Washington, Mai 2005. Popé (* 1630; † 1688) war der Führer und Organisator des Pueblo Aufstands von 1680. Er gehörte zum Volk der San Juan Pueblo Indianer, die seit Jahrzehnten, genau …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • pope — [ pɔp ] n. m. • 1656; popi 1606; gr. pappos « grand père », et russe pop ♦ Prêtre de l Église orthodoxe slave (⇒ papas). « Un pope ou moine d aspect oriental chanta avec un acolyte une de ces belles mélodies du rite grec » (Gautier). ⊗ HOM. Pop.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Pope — ist eine (veraltete, oft abwertend gemeinte) Bezeichnung für Priester der Orthodoxen Kirchen, siehe Orthodoxe Kirchen #Weihe und Amt die englische Bezeichnung für Papst ein Name, siehe Pope (Familienname) Pope bezeichnet in der Geografie Pope… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pope — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Pope puede hacer referencia a: Alexander Pope, poeta británico. Don Pope, atleta estadounidense. Eddie Pope, futbolista estadounidense. Henry Pope, personaje de la serie de televisión Prison Break. Pope, sacerdote… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Popé — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Popé (Po pay) (h. 1630 – antes de 1692) fue un líder religioso Tiwa de la tribu San Juan, que encabezó en 1680 la Revolución Pueblo o Rebelión de Popé contra el mandato colonial español. Popé es uno de los 47 Nativos …   Wikipedia Español

  • Pope — Vannoy Landing, AK U.S. Census Designated Place in Alaska Population (2000): 8 Housing Units (2000): 19 Land area (2000): 48.830214 sq. miles (126.469668 sq. km) Water area (2000): 8.428282 sq. miles (21.829150 sq. km) Total area (2000):… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Pope — (p[=o]p), n. [AS. p[=a]pa, L. papa father, bishop. Cf. {Papa}, {Papal}.] 1. Any ecclesiastic, esp. a bishop. [Obs.] Foxe. [1913 Webster] 2. The bishop of Rome, the head of the Roman Catholic Church. See {Note} under {Cardinal}. [1913 Webster] 3.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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