Ursuline

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noun Ur·su·line \ ˈər-sə-lən , -ˌlīn , -ˌlēn \

Definition of Ursuline

:a member of any of several Roman Catholic teaching orders of nuns; especially :a member of a teaching order founded by St. Angela Merici in Brescia, Italy, in 1535

Origin and Etymology of ursuline

New Latin Ursulina, from Ursula St. Ursula, legendary Christian martyr


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