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religieuse

[ ruh-lee-zhyœz ]
/ rə liˈʒyœz /
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noun, plural re·li·gieuses [ruh-lee-zhyœz]. /rə liˈʒyœz/. French.
a woman belonging to a religious order, congregation, etc.
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British Dictionary definitions for religieuse

religieuse
/ French (rəliʒjøz) /

noun
a nun

Word Origin for religieuse

C18: feminine of religieux
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