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Albigenses

[ al-bi-jen-seez ]
/ ˌæl bɪˈdʒɛn siz /
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plural noun

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

<Medieval Latin Albīgēnsēs, plural of Albīgēnsis, equivalent to Albīg(a) Albi + -ēnsis-ensis
Al·bi·gen·si·an [al-bi-jen-see-uhn, -shuhn], /ˌæl bɪˈdʒɛn si ən, -ʃən/, adjective, nounAl·bi·gen·si·an·ism, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for Albigenses

Albigenses
/ (ˌælbɪˈdʒɛnsiːz) /

pl n

members of a Manichean sect that flourished in S France from the 11th to the 13th century
Albigensian, adjectiveAlbigensianism, noun
from Medieval Latin: inhabitants of Albi, from Albiga Albi
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