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English definition of “Cistercian”

Cistercian

noun [C], adjective uk   /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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