[dey-mee-uh n; French da-myan]
- FatherJo·seph de Veu·ster, [French zhaw-zef--duh-vœ-ster] /French ʒɔˈzɛf də vœˈstɛr/, 1840–89, Belgian Roman Catholic missionary to the lepers of Molokai.
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- Joseph (ʒozɛf), known as Father Damien. 1840–89, Belgian Roman Catholic missionary to the leper colony at Molokai, Hawaii
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