Port Royalist

noun Port Roy·al·ist \pȯrt-ˈrȯi-ə-list\

Definition of Port Royalist

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

Origin and Etymology of port royalist

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

First Known Use: 1728

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