Meaning of Cistercian


Pronunciation: (si-stûr'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. a member of an order of monks and nuns founded in 1098 at Citeaux, near Dijon, France, under the rule of St. Benedict.
  1. of or pertaining to the Cistercians.
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