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Jerome

1. Latin name Eusebius Hieronymus. ?347--?420 ad, Christian monk and scholar, whose outstanding work was the production of the Vulgate. Feast day: Sept. 30
2. Jerome K(lapka). 1859--1927, English humorous writer; author of Three Men in a Boat (1889)
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Jerome

St. Latin doctor of Church; preeminent biblical scholar. [Christian Hagiog.: Attwater, 185]
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