Jansen

[ jan-suhn; Dutch yahn-suhn ]
/ ˈdʒæn sən; Dutch ˈyɑn sən /

noun

Cor·ne·lis Ot·to [kawr-ney-lis -ot-oh], /kɔrˈneɪ lɪs ˈɒt oʊ/, Cornelius Jansenius, 1585–1638, Dutch Roman Catholic theologian.

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Jansen
/ (ˈdʒænsən) /

noun

Cornelis (kɔːˈniːlɪs). Latin name Cornelius Jansenius. 1585–1638, Dutch Roman Catholic theologian. In Augustinus (1640) he defended the teachings of St Augustine, esp on free will, grace, and predestination
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