Definition of Gregory of Nyssa, St in English:

Gregory of Nyssa, St

proper noun

  • (c.330–c.395), Doctor of the Eastern Church, bishop of Nyssa in Cappadocia. The brother of St Basil, he was an Orthodox follower of Origen and joined with St Basil and St Gregory of Nazianzus in opposing Arianism. Feast day, 9 March.

Pronunciation

Gregory of Nyssa, St

/ˈnɪsə/