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Meaning of Carthusian

Car•thu•sian

Pronunciation: (kär-th'zhun), [key]
— Rom. Cath. Ch. Rom. Cath. Ch.
—n.
  1. a member of a monastic order founded by St. Bruno in 1086 near Grenoble, France.
—adj.
  1. pertaining to the Carthusians.
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