[ aw-guh-stin-ee-uhn ]
/ ˌɔ gəˈstɪn i ən /
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pertaining to St. Augustine of Hippo, to his doctrines, or to any religious order following his rule.
Roman Catholic Church. a member of any of several religious orders deriving their name and rule from St. Augustine.
a person who adopts the views or doctrines of St. Augustine.
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OTHER WORDS FROM AugustinianAu·gus·tin·i·an·ism, Au·gus·tin·ism [aw-guhs-tuh-niz-uhm], /ɔˈgʌs təˌnɪz əm/, nounpost-Au·gus·tin·i·an, adjective
Words nearby Augustinian
Augusta, Augustales, Augustan, auguste, Augustine, Augustinian, Augustinian of the Assumption, Augustus, Augustus Caesar, au jus, auk
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How to use Augustinian in a sentence
The religious of the Augustinian Recollects have three convents with six priests, who minister to eight thousand souls.
A foundation for Augustinian canons followed on the site early in the 12th century.
The newcomer was a tall, blond young man, wearing the garb of an Augustinian monk.Rescue Dog of the High Pass|James Arthur Kjelgaard
The administration of all those islands, and of that called Cuio, is in charge of discalced Augustinian religious.
It has an alcalde-mayor, and all its administration is in charge of calced Augustinian religious.
British Dictionary definitions for Augustinian
/ (ˌɔːɡəˈstɪnɪən) /
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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