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Port Royalist

noun Port Roy·al·ist \prt-ˈri-ə-list\

Definition of PORT ROYALIST

:  a member or adherent of a 17th century French Jansenist lay community noted for its logicians and educators

Origin of PORT ROYALIST

French port-royaliste, from Port-Royal, a convent near Versailles, France
First Known Use: circa 1741

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