Definition of More, Sir Thomas in English:

More, Sir Thomas

Pronunciation /môər/ /mɔər/

proper noun

  • (1478–1535), English scholar and statesman; lord chancellor 1529–32; canonized as St. Thomas More. His Utopia (1516), which described an ideal city state, established him as a leading humanist of the Renaissance. He was imprisoned in 1534 after opposing Henry's marriage to Anne Boleyn and was beheaded for opposing the Act of Supremacy. Feast day, June 22.