| Share
 

Maronites

(3 syl.). A Christian tribe of Syria in the eighth century; so called from the monastery of Maron, on the slopes of Lebanon, their chief seat; so called from John Maron, Patriarch of Antioch, in the sixth century.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

More on Maronites from Infoplease:

  • Maronite: meaning and definitions - Maronite: Definition and Pronunciation
  • Maronites - Maronites Maronites , Lebanese Christian community, in communion with the pope. By emigration they ...
  • Maronites - Maronites (3 syl.). A Christian tribe of Syria in the eighth century; so called from the monastery ...
  • Eastern Rite Churches - Eastern Rite Churches These include the Uniate Churches that recognize the authority of the pope ...
  • Camille Chamoun - Chamoun, Camille Chamoun, Camille , 1900–1987, Lebanese political leader. Chamoun held a ...

Related Content


24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring