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Cistercian

noun [C], adjective     /sɪˈstɜː.ʃən/ US  /-ˈstɝː-/
(a member ) of a particular Christian order noun (= religious group ): The Cistercian Order was started in France in 1098. Cistercian monks and nuns take a vow of silence .The Roman Catholic ChurchChristian denominations
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