Benedetto Odescalchi

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Benedetto Odescalchi Italian pope from 1676 to 1689 whose papacy was marked by the struggle with Louis XIV of France over papal authority over French Catholics; known for saintliness and canonized in 1956 (1611-1689)
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Usage

In literature:

Benedetto Odescalchi; elected pope, 1676.
"The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History" by Various
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