Oratorian

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noun Or·a·to·ri·an \ˌȯr-ə-ˈtȯr-ē-ən, ˌär-\

Definition of Oratorian

  1. :  a member of the Congregation of the Oratory of St. Philip Neri founded in Rome in 1575 and comprising independent communities of secular priests under obedience but without vows

Oratorian

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1652

First Known Use of oratorian

1652


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contemplative of or relative to the past

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