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Ambrosian   /æmbrˈoʊzən/   Listen

Of or by or relating to Saint Ambrose.
Extremely pleasing to the taste; sweet and fragrant.  Synonyms: ambrosial, nectarous.  "Ambrosial food"
Worthy of the gods.  Synonym: ambrosial.

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"Ambrosian" Quotes from Famous Books

... boasted unity of the Roman Church was somewhat shaken when he discovered that he could not read mass in any church in the territory at Milan, because there the Ambrosian form of service was prescribed while he had been ...
— Luther Examined and Reexamined - A Review of Catholic Criticism and a Plea for Revaluation • W. H. T. Dau

... that merit notice are:—(1) the Mozarabic Breviary, once in use throughout all Spain, but now confined to a single foundation at Toledo; it is remarkable for the number and length of its hymns, and for the fact that the majority of its collects are addressed to God the Son; (2) the Ambrosian, now confined to Milan, where it owes its retention to the attachment of the clergy and people to their traditionary rites, which they derive from ...
— Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3 - "Brescia" to "Bulgaria" • Various

Words linked to "Ambrosian" :   heavenly, tasty, Ambrose, ambrosial, nectarous

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