Definition of Sister of Mercy in English:

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Sister of Mercy


A member of an order of women founded for educational or charitable purposes, especially that founded in Dublin in 1827.
Example sentences
  • Former members of the Sisters of Mercy in the town will join with those still living and working in Athy to attend the Mass.
  • The women were from the Convent of the Sisters of Mercy.
  • A proposal from the Sisters of Mercy that the town council would take the Moat into its ownership has been rejected for the time being.

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