- pertaining to St. Augustine of Hippo, to his doctrines, or to any religious order following his rule.
Origin of Augustinian
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“Lay platters for me and these two young gentlemen,” said the Augustinian.The Armourer's Prentices
Charlotte M. Yonge
Accordingly he became an Augustinian monk when twenty-two years of age.History of Education
The Customs of the Augustinian Order are exceedingly full on the subject of books.The Care of Books
John Willis Clark
The building is very old, and was originally the church of the Augustinian priory.
In 1338 the Earl of Salisbury established here a priory for Augustinian monks.
- of or relating to Saint Augustine of Hippo, his doctrines, or any of the Christian religious orders that were founded on his doctrines
- a member of any of several religious orders, such as the Augustinian Canons, Augustinian Hermits, and Austin Friars which are governed by the rule of Saint Augustine
- a person who follows the doctrines of Saint Augustine
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