Bernard of Clairvaux

biographical name
Ber·​nard of Clair·​vaux | \ bər-ˈnärd-əv-ˌkler-ˈvō, ber-ˈnär-\

Definition of Bernard of Clairvaux

Saint 1090–1153 French ecclesiastic

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Bernardine \ ˈbər-​nər-​ˌdēn , ˈbər-​nə-​ \ adjective

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