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Connolly, Cyril(Encyclopedia)Connolly, Cyril kn´l [key], 1903–74, English critic and editor, b. Coventry, England. After attending the Univ. of Oxford, he began his career as a journalist. With Stephen Spender he founded...
Connolly, James(Encyclopedia)Connolly, James, 1870–1916, Irish nationalist and socialist. An advocate of revolutionary syndicalism, he went (1903) to the United States, where he helped to organize the Industrial Workers of the ...
Connolly, Maureen(Encyclopedia)Connolly, Maureen, 1934–69, American tennis player, b. San Diego, Calif. She became, at 16, the youngest player to win the U.S. national singles. She successfully defended the U.S. title (1952, 1953...
Ramaphosa, Cyril(Encyclopedia)Ramaphosa, Cyril (Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa), 1952–, South African political leader, b. Johannesburg. A lawyer, he became involved in the antiapartheid Black Consciousness Movement while a university...
Cyril, Saint(Encyclopedia)Cyril, Saint (Saint Cyril of Jerusalem)sr´l [key], c. 315–386, bishop of Jerusalem (c. 350–386), Doctor of the Church. Ordained by his predecessor as bishop, St. Maximus, he was deposed in 35...
Cyril, Saint(Encyclopedia)Cyril, Saint (Saint Cyril of Alexandria)sr´l [key], d. AD 444, patriarch of Alexandria (412–44), Doctor of the Church, known for his animosity toward heretics and heathens. He drove the Jews fr...
Cyril Lucar(Encyclopedia)Cyril Lucar: see Lucaris, Cyril.
Tourneur, Cyril(Encyclopedia)Tourneur, Cyril tûr´nr [key], 1575?–1626, English dramatist and poet. Little is known of his life. The Transformed Metamorphosis (1600), an allegorical satire, was his first published work. His ...
Lucaris, Cyril(Encyclopedia)Lucaris, Cyril lyook´rs [key], 1572–1637, Greek churchman, b. Crete (then belonging to Venice). He studied at Venice and Padua and was elected patriarch of Alexandria (1602–20) and of Const...
Brinker, Maureen Connolly(Encyclopedia)Brinker, Maureen Connolly: see Connolly, Maureen.
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