Cardinal

[name] Cardinal is one of the most common surnames among aboriginal people in Canada (primarily Cree and Métis). It originated as a French name and came to New France and was part of the North American fur trade by the 1680s. In the 1780s, a small group of Cardinals came from Quebec to what is now northern Alberta to work in the fur trade,...
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cardinal

[adj] - being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order 2. [adj] - serving as an essential component 3. [n] - (Roman Catholic Church) one of a group of more than 100 prominent bishops in the Sacred College who advise the Pope and elect new Popes 4. [n] - a variable color averaging a vivid red 5. [n] - crested thick-bille...
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cardinal

In the Roman Catholic Church, the highest rank next to the pope. Cardinals act as an advisory body to the pope and elect him. Their red hat is the badge of office. The number of cardinals has...
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Cardinal

Marketing name for Cessna 177
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Cardinal

Car'di·nal adjective [ Latin cardinalis , from cardo the hinge of a door, that on which a thing turns or depends: confer French cardinal .] Of fundamental importance; preëminent; superior; chief; principal. « The cardinal intersections of the zodiac. Sir T. Brown...
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Cardinal

Car'di·nal noun [ French carinal , Italian cardinale , Late Latin cardinalis (ecclesiæ Romanæ). See Cardinal , adjective ] 1. (R. C. Ch.) One of the ecclesiastical princes who constitute the pope's council, or the sacred college. &#...
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cardinal

Chief or principal;in embryology, relating to the main venous drainage. ... Origin: L. Cardinalis, principal ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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cardinal

central adjective serving as an essential component; `a cardinal rule`; `the central cause of the problem`; `an example that was fundamental to the argument`; `computers are fundamental to modern industrial structure`
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Cardinal

• (a.) One of the ecclesiastical princes who constitute the pope`s council, or the sacred college. • (a.) A woman`s short cloak with a hood. • (a.) Mulled red wine. • (a.) Of fundamental importance; preeminent; superior; chief; principal.
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cardinal

a member of the Sacred College of Cardinals, whose duties include electing the pope, acting as his principal counselors, and aiding in the government ... [6 related articles]
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cardinal

any of various medium-size, thick-billed species of songbirds of the New World, all with crested heads. The males all sport at least some bright red ...
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cardinal

cardinal 1. In the Roman Catholic Church, one of the group of clergy, next in rank to the pope, who elect the pope from their own group and act as his advisers. 2. A deep strong red color, like that of the robes of a cardinal. 3. A crested finch, the male of which has bright red plumage with a black face; native to, North America. The bird's Lat...
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Cardinal

The USS Cardinal is an American Osprey Class mine hunter. The Osprey Class ships are the world's largest glass reinforced plastic (GRP) ships and are the first United States Navy ships designed solely for mine hunting. The technique used to locate mines is by high definition sonar and the mines are neutralised with a remotely controlled underwater ...
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cardinal

cardinal [Lat.,=attached to and thus “belonging to” the hinge], in the Roman Catholic Church, a member of the highest body of the church. The sacred college of cardinals of the Holy Roman Church is the electoral college of the papacy. Its members are appointed by the pope. A cardinal's i...
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cardinal

cardinal or redbird,common name for a North American songbird of the family Fringillidae (New World finch family). In the eastern cardinal, Richmondena cardinalis, the male is bright scarlet with black throat and face; the female is brown with patches of red. Both sexes have crests and red bills. Th...
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Cardinal

A Cardinal is an ecclesiastical prince in the Roman Catholic Church, who has a voice in the conclave at the election of a pope, the popes being taken from the cardinals. The cardinals are appointed by the pope, and are divided into three classes or orders, comprising six bishops, fifty priests, and fourteen deacons, making seventy at most. These co...
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Cardinal

Cardinal is a drink made from white wine, either hot or cold, over ripe bitter oranges and then sweetened and spiced.
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Cardinal

(1910) Cardinal (1910) is a cultivated variety of potato.
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Cardinal

(1972) Cardinal (1972) is a cultivated variety of potato.
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cardinal

Type: Term Pronunciation: kar′di-năl Definitions: 1. in embryology, relating to the main venous drainage.
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cardinal

(religion) In the Roman Catholic Church, the highest rank next to the pope. Cardinals act as an advisory body to the pope and elect him. Their red hat is the badge of office. The number of cardinals has varied; there were 141 in 2001. Originally a cardinal was any priest in charge of a maj...
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cardinal

Latin cardinalis = principal, of primary importance.
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Cardinal

Referring to the four main points of the compass
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Cardinal

[title] ==Summary== http://history.gatchina.ru/palace/olga/imgolga/osen.jpg Village Church in Autumn by the Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia. 1920. Gatchina through the Centuries MAGAZINE ...
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Cardinal

[train] The Cardinal is a thrice-weekly long distance passenger train operated by Amtrak between New York Penn Station and Chicago Union Station, with major intermediate stops at Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Charlottesville, Charleston, Cincinnati, and Indianapolis. Trains depart New York on Sundays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, and depart C...
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