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Definition of Cistercian

Cistercian
Cistercian Cis*ter"cian, n. [LL. Cistercium. F. C[^i]teaux, a convent not far from Dijon, in France: cf. F. cistercien.] (Eccl.) A monk of the prolific branch of the Benedictine Order, established in 1098 at C[^i]teaux, in France, by Robert, abbot of Molesme. For two hundred years the Cistercians followed the rule of St. Benedict in all its rigor. -- a. Of or pertaining to the Cistercians.

Meaning of Cistercian from wikipedia

- The Cistercians (/sɪˈstɜːrʃənz/) officially the Order of Cistercians (Latin: (Sacer) Ordo Cisterciensis, abbreviated as OCist or SOCist), are a Catholic...
- The Trappists, officially known as the Order of Cistercians of the Strict Observance (Latin: Ordo Cisterciensis Strictioris Observantiae, abbreviated...
- Cistercian nuns are female members of the Cistercian Order, a religious order belonging to the Roman Catholic branch of the Catholic Church. The first...
- This is a List of Cistercian monasteries (called abbeys) in Great Britain. The first Cistercian abbey in Great Britain was Waverley Abbey in Surrey, founded...
- the reform of Benedictine monasticism that caused the formation of the Cistercian order. "...He was sent to found a new abbey at an isolated clearing in...
- Cistercians are a Catholic religious order of enclosed monks and nuns, whose monasteries and abbeys have been built from 1098. The first Cistercian abbey...
- Cistercian Way can be: Cistercian Way (Wales), circular footpath of 650 miles (1050 km) Cistercian Way (England), footpath from Grange-over-Sands to Roa...
- The Cistercian Rite is the liturgical rite, distinct from the Roman Rite and specific to the Cistercian Order of the Roman Catholic Church. The Cistercian...
- Cistercian architecture is a style of architecture ****ociated with the churches, monasteries and abbeys of the Roman Catholic Cistercian Order. It was...
- Cistercian Preparatory School is a Roman Catholic school for young men located in Irving, Texas, in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Dallas. Serving grades...
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