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- nounpope who founded the Vatican service for prisoners of war during World War I (1854-1922)• Syn: ↑Giacomo della Chiesa• Instance Hypernyms:↑pope, ↑Catholic Pope, ↑Roman Catholic Pope, ↑pontiff, ↑Holy Father, ↑Vicar of Christ, ↑Bishop of Rome
* * *1854-1922, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1914-22.
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