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Marianist

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noun Mar·i·an·ist \-ə-nist\

Definition of Marianist

  1. :  a member of the Roman Catholic Society of Mary of Paris founded by William Joseph Chaminade in France in 1817 and devoted especially to education



Circa 1899

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circa 1899


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