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English definition of “Franciscan”


noun [C] uk   /frænˈsɪs.kən/ us  
a person belonging to a Christian group originally established by St Francis of Assisi in 1209Followers of religious groupsMonks and nuns
adjective uk   us  
Monks and nuns
(Definition of Franciscan from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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