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Paul

noun \ˈpl\

Definition of PAUL

:  an early Christian apostle and missionary and author of several New Testament epistles
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Origin of PAUL

Latin Paulus, from Greek Paulos
First Known Use: before 12th century

Paul

biographical name \ˈpl\

Definition of PAUL

name of 6 popes: especially III (Alessandro Farnese) 1468–1549 (pope 1534–49); V 1552–1621 (pope 1605–21); VI (Giovanni Battista Montini) 1897–1978 (pope 1963–78)

Paul

biographical name \ˈpa(-ə)l\

Definition of PAUL

Wolfgang 1913–1993 Ger. physicist
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indomitable Hear it
incapable of being subdued or conquered
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