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Premonstratensian

/ˌpriːˌmɒnstrəˈtɛnsɪən/
noun
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  1. a member of a religious order founded at Prémontré in N France in 1120 by St Norbert (about 1080–1134)
  2. (as modifier): a Premonstratensian canon
Word Origin
C17: from Medieval Latin (locus) praemonstrātus the place foreshown, because it was said to have been prophetically pointed out by St Norbert
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