Saint Hilary of Poitiers

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Hilary, St (c.315–c.367), French bishop. In c.350 he was appointed bishop of Poitiers, in which position he became a leading opponent of Arianism; he was named a Doctor of the Church in 1851. His feast day is 13 January.
Hilary term a university term beginning in January; a term or session of the High Court beginning in January.