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benedetto odescalchi meaning and definition

BENEDETTO ODESCALCHI noun

Definition of Benedetto Odescalchi (noun)

  1. 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)
Source: Princeton University Wordnet