mis·​sion·​er | \ ˈmi-sh(ə-)nər How to pronounce missioner (audio) \

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After 15 years of doing mission promotion and spending time as a missioner in Tanzania East Africa, by special agreement with the Missionaries of the Holy Apostles and the Archbishop of Hartford, Fr. courant.com, "Mark Bonsignore," 23 July 2019

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1654, in the meaning defined above

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to make a temporary encampment

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