- a member of a religious order founded at Prémontré in N France in 1120 by St Norbert (about 1080–1134)
- (as modifier)a Premonstratensian canon
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How to use Premonstratensian in a sentence
St. Norbert was the original founder of the Premonstratensian rule.
At the Premonstratensian Abbey of Titchfield the books were stored in a small room, in four cases, each having eight shelves.Old English Libraries|Ernest Savage
The writer was a monk of the Premonstratensian Order, whose field of labor was at Prenditz.
Father Divisch accepted the friendly advice of his superiors and obeyed like a good Premonstratensian monk.
The present house of Welbeck was built upon the site of an abbey for Premonstratensian canons, which was begun in 1140.The Dukeries|R. Murray Gilchrist