Meaning of archangel

arch•an•gel

Pronunciation: (ärk'ān"jul), [key]
— n.
  1. a chief or principal angel; in medieval angelology one of the nine orders of celestial attendants on God. Cf. angel (def. 1).
  2. angelica (def. 1).

Arch•an•gel

Pronunciation: (ärk'ān"jul), [key]
— n.
  1. Russian,a seaport in the NW Russian Federation in Europe, on Dvina Bay. 385,000.
  2. former name of
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