Share this entry

Clare of Assisi, St Line breaks: St Clare of Assisi

Definition of Clare of Assisi, St in English:

( 1194–1253), Italian saint and abbess. With St Francis she founded the order of Poor Ladies of San Damiano (‘Poor Clares’), of which she was abbess. Feast day, 11 (formerly 12) August.

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources