- the head of a monastery.
Origin of hegumen
Examples from the Web for hegumen
Historical Examples of hegumen
Eventually, though against my will, they raised me their Hegumen.
As a teacher and example, how unlike this Hegumen was to Hilarion.
"Thou art a good son, Sergius," the Hegumen said, with some cheer.
The manner of the utterance, and the thought compelled the Hegumen's notice.
Sergius, did the Hegumen tell you whence this calumny had origin?The Prince of India, Volume II
- the head of a monastery of the Eastern Church