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Meaning of Marist

Mar•ist

Pronunciation: (mâr'ist, mar'-), [key]
— n. Rom. Cath. Ch.
  1. a member of a religious order founded in Lyons, France, in 1816 for missionary and educational work in the name of the Virgin Mary.
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