Roman Catholic Church
[ kla-ree-shuhn, kluh- ]
/ klæˈri ʃən, klə- /
a member of the “Congregation of the Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of Mary,” founded in Spain in 1849, and devoted chiefly to missionary work.
of or relating to the Claretians.
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Origin of Claretian
after St. Anthony Claret (1807–70), founder of the order; see -ian
Words nearby Claretian
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