Port Royalist

noun
Port Roy·​al·​ist | \ pȯrt-ˈrȯi-ə-list How to pronounce Port Royalist (audio) \

Definition of Port Royalist

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

First Known Use of Port Royalist

1728, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Port Royalist

French port-royaliste, from Port-Royal, a convent near Versailles, France

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“Port Royalist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Port%20Royalist. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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