[ bur-ner-din, -deen ]
/ ˈbɜr nər dɪn, -ˌdin /
of or relating to St. Bernard of Clairvaux.
of or relating to the Cistercians.
Also Ber·na·dine [bur-nuh-deen]. /ˈbɜr nəˌdin/. a female given name.
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Words nearby Bernardine
Bernadette of Lourdes
, Bernard-Cannon homeostasis
, Bernard of Clairvaux
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How to use Bernardine in a sentence
"I would never go to the hospital, Bernardine," whined the man in a low tone.
That letter reminded him that he was not free; that before he had met Bernardine, he had bound himself in honor to another.
At this time another suitor for Bernardine's hand appeared upon the scene.
A little later, Bernardine was startled to hear him moaning and sobbing as though he were in great pain.
British Dictionary definitions for Bernardine
a monk of one of the reformed and stricter branches of the Cistercian order
- of or relating to this branch of the Cistercians
- of or relating to Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
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