[ al-bi-jen-seez ]
/ ˌæl bɪˈdʒɛn siz /
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members of a Catharistic sect in the south of France that arose in the 11th century and was exterminated in the 13th century by a crusade (Albigensian Crusade ) and the Inquisition.
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Origin of Albigenses
OTHER WORDS FROM AlbigensesAl·bi·gen·si·an [al-bi-jen-see-uhn, -shuhn], /ˌæl bɪˈdʒɛn si ən, -ʃən/, adjective, nounAl·bi·gen·si·an·ism, noun
Words nearby Albigenses
Albertus Magnus, Albertville, albertype, albescent, Albi, Albigenses, albinism, albino, Albinoni, albinotic, Albinus
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How to use Albigenses in a sentence
The art of printing came to the aid of the opposition begun by the Vaudois and the Albigenses.Catherine de' Medici|Honore de Balzac
It was amongst the nobles of Languedoc that the Albigenses found their principal support.Secret Societies And Subversive Movements|Nesta H. Webster
This is not the same Simon de Montfort as the leader of the crusades against the Albigenses, but his son.The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind|Herbert George Wells
In this state of mind he chanced to light upon a book written by one of the teachers of the Albigenses, or French Protestants.Wieland; or The Transformation|Charles Brockden Brown
So spake not the pontiffs of Rome when they waded in the blood of the Vaudois and Albigenses.History of the Reformation in the Sixteenth Century, Vol 2|J. H. Merle D'Aubign
British Dictionary definitions for Albigenses
/ (ˌælbɪˈdʒɛnsiːz) /
members of a Manichean sect that flourished in S France from the 11th to the 13th century
Derived forms of AlbigensesAlbigensian, adjectiveAlbigensianism, noun
Word Origin for Albigenses
from Medieval Latin: inhabitants of Albi, from Albiga Albi
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