Sister of the Holy Cross

: a member of a Roman Catholic sisterhood founded at Le Mans, France, in 1841 and devoted to teaching and charitable works

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translation of French sœur de la Sainte Croix

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“Sister of the Holy Cross.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sister%20of%20the%20Holy%20Cross. Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.

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