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Jansen, Cornelius Otto Syllabification: Jan·sen, Cornelius Otto
Pronunciation: /ˈjansən/ /ˈyänsən/

Definition of Jansen, Cornelius Otto in English:

(1585–1638), Flemish theologian; founder of Jansenism. A Roman Catholic, he strongly opposed the Jesuits and proposed reform of Christianity through a return to the teachings of St. Augustine.
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