Poor Clare

\ -ˈkler How to pronounce Poor Clare (audio) \

Definition of Poor Clare

: a member of an austere order of nuns founded by St. Clare under the direction of St. Francis in Assisi, Italy, in 1212

First Known Use of Poor Clare

1608, in the meaning defined above

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“Poor Clare.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Poor%20Clare. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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