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Definition of Ursuline

Ursuline
Ursuline Ur"su*line, n. [Cf. F. ursuline.] (R. C. Ch.) One of an order of nuns founded by St. Angela Merici, at Brescia, in Italy, about the year 1537, and so called from St. Ursula, under whose protection it was placed. The order was introduced into Canada as early as 1639, and into the United States in 1727. The members are devoted entirely to education.
Ursuline
Ursuline Ur"su*line, a. Of or pertaining to St. Ursula, or the order of Ursulines; as, the Ursuline nuns.

Meaning of Ursuline from wikipedia

- The Ursulines, also known as the Order of Saint Ursula (Post-nominals: OSU), is an enclosed religious order of consecrated women that branched off from...
- Ursuline may refer to: Ursulines, Catholic religious institutes that have been deeply involved in education École des Ursulines, Quebec, founded in 1639...
- Ursuline Convent (French: Couvent des Ursulines) was a series of historic Ursuline convents in New Orleans, Louisiana. In 1726, nuns from the Ursuline...
- Ursuline College is a private Roman Catholic liberal arts college in Pepper Pike, Ohio. It was founded in 1871 by the Ursuline Sisters of Cleveland and...
- The Ursuline School is an all-girls, independent, private, Roman Catholic middle and high school located on a 13-acre (53,000 m2) campus in New Roc****e...
- The Ursuline Monastery of Quebec City, (French: Monastère des Ursulines de Québec), was founded by a missionary group of Ursuline nuns in 1639 under the...
- Ursuline College is an all-girls Catholic voluntary Secondary School in Sligo. It is under the trusteeship of the Le Cheile Schools Trust. The school traces...
- Road, Wimbledon (girls) Rutlish School, Watery Lane, Merton Park (boys) Ursuline High School, Crescent Road, Wimbledon (RC, girls) Wimbledon College, Edge...
- The Ursulines have a long history in the city of New Orleans, Louisiana. As early as 1726, King Louis XV of France decided that three Ursuline nuns from...
- The Ursuline Nuns of the Immaculate Conception (Ursuline Sisters of Louisville) are a Roman Catholic apostolic congregation of pontifical right, based...
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