Definition of missionary
OTHER WORDS FROM missionarynon·mis·sion·ar·y, adjective, noun, plural non·mis·sion·ar·ies.
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Both in 2018 and 2019, I myself was evacuated from Haiti by United Nations security after violent protests broke out and made getting any missionary work done impossible.The Murder of Haiti's President Presents a Rare Chance for the World to Actually Help the Country|Dimitry Elias Léger|July 14, 2021|Time
To be frank, it wasn’t the missionaries who built the Alamo.'The Myth Itself Becomes a Stand-in.' What Can the Alamo's History Teach Us About Teaching History?|Olivia B. Waxman|July 13, 2021|Time
At the time, Jurado says, the Philippines had few medical hospitals and clinics, primarily set up by the Spanish colonial government and missionaries.
Founded in 1892 by American missionaries and educators, it’s now a vibrant center for cultural and educational exchange between Spain and the US.
Evangelical missionaries, though, are reportedly telling tribes not to take the vaccine because “they will turn into an alligator.”
Jesuits are educators known as the intellectuals of the church; they also have a long missionary tradition.
Outside, they killed Hector McMillan, a Canadian missionary, before joining the ranks of the fleeing rebels.
Heavily armed Simbas had already arrived at the missionary house and were lining up families in the backyard for execution.
The hospital also treated a second missionary who died in early August, and this nurse also had come in contact with him.Ebola Contracted in Madrid Hospital Could Spread in Europe|Barbie Latza Nadeau|October 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Bagaza called for the expulsion of all Italian priests and missionary workers, but those who stayed received death threats.Catholic Nuns Aiding Africa's Battered Wives Are Raped and Murdered|Barbie Latza Nadeau|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His zeal led him among foreigners as a missionary; after visiting Bohemia, he went among the Poles, by whom he was killed.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Are you quite sure,” asked the missionary pointedly, “that you are supplied with everything else that you require?
I rather fear, major, that your method of comforting me is not what the missionary would call orthodox.
So we composed ourselves again to hear of the battle to the death between the noble missionary woman and the mighty Bengal.
He hoped to hear that melody again, when Mr. Warden had finished the story of the brave missionary of Ballerraderad.