From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Christianity
PopePope, pope /pəʊp $ poʊp/ noun [countable] 1 RRCthe leader of the Roman Catholic Churchpapal The pope will visit El Salvador this year. Pope John XXIII2 Is the Pope (a) Catholic?
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PopePope John Paul IIDuring the annual Pope Day at Newport and Boston, crowds burned the pope in effigy.Several thousand people came to hear the Pope speak.If all else failed I would have to write to the Pope.
Origin Pope (800-900) Late Latin papa, from Greek pappas, papas father, used as a title of bishops