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Damien

[ dey-mee-uhn; French da-myan ]
/ ˈdeɪ mi ən; French daˈmyɛ̃ /
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noun
Father Jo·seph de Veu·ster, [French zhaw-zef--duh-vœ-ster], /French ʒɔˈzɛf də vœˈstɛr/, 1840–89, Belgian Roman Catholic missionary to the lepers of Molokai.
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Damien
/ (French damjɛ̃) /

noun
Joseph (ʒozɛf), known as Father Damien. 1840–89, Belgian Roman Catholic missionary to the leper colony at Molokai, Hawaii
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