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Meaning of Alexian

A•lex•ian

Pronunciation: (u-lek'shun, -sē-un), [key]
— n. Rom. Cath. Ch.
  1. a member of a congregation of brothers founded for the care of the sick at Mechlin, Brabant, in the 15th century.
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