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religieuse

[ ruh-lee-zhyœz ]

noun

, French.
, plural re·li·gieuses [r, uh, -lee-, zhyœz].
  1. a woman belonging to a religious order, congregation, etc.


religieuse

/ rəliʒjøz /

noun

  1. a nun


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Word History and Origins

Origin of religieuse1

C18: feminine of religieux

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Example Sentences

Peut tre vous vous marierez, et le mariage, chre amie, sans la foi religieuse!

A religieuse sleeps in each dortoir; the beds have not even curtains, so that there is the most perfect surveillance.

I have not yet got at your historic survey in the "Critique Religieuse," for which my brain nevertheless itches.

Clementine Batta has published a Melodie Religieuse for voice, piano, 'cello, and organ.

Lvolution religieuse contemporaine, by M. Goblet dAlviella, p. 411.

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