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Origin of Cistercian
OTHER WORDS FROM CistercianCis·ter·cian·ism, noun
Words nearby Cistercian
Example sentences from the Web for Cistercian
Even the storied Red Burgundies made by Cistercian monks were dark pink.
Dining-halls of lawyers are not Cistercian; he was able to give me three distinct versions of the story of the Dauphin.The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete|George Meredith
In the vicinity are the ruins of a Cistercian abbey (Louth Park).
These recesses developed into a small windowless room in the Cistercian houses.
It was the very spot on which the Cistercian nunnery of Appleton was erected 600 years afterwards.The Paladins of Edwin the Great|Clements R. Markham
Mazan has remains of a Cistercian abbey founded in the 12th century to which its vast church belongs.
British Dictionary definitions for Cistercian
- Also called: White Monk a member of a Christian order of monks and nuns founded in 1098, which follows an especially strict form of the Benedictine rule
- (as modifier)a Cistercian monk