Cyril


Cyril
/sir"euhl/, n.
1. Saint ("Apostle of the Slavs"), A.D. 827-869, Greek missionary to the Moravians.
2. a male given name.

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(as used in expressions)
Burt Sir Cyril Lodowic
Cyril and Methodius Saints
Cyril of Alexandria Saint
Cyril of Jerusalem Saint
Darlington Cyril Dean
James Cyril Lionel Robert
Parkinson Cyril Northcote
Smith Cyril Stanley
Tourneur Cyril
Freyberg of Wellington and of Munstead Bernard Cyril Freyberg 1st Baron

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