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pillarist

Saltos de línea: pil¦lar|ist
Pronunciación: /ˈpɪlərɪst
 
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Definición de pillarist en inglés:

sustantivo

rare
(In the past) an ascetic who lived on top of a pillar.
Example sentences
  • Here dwelt the Pillarists as in the Monastery of St. Simeon Stylites.
  • The starting points were all the mad men in the sun, those desert fathers and pillarists, the strange, demented visionaries who were laughed at.
  • One might have supposed that the column and colossus of St. Carlo Borromeo had been suggested by these Pillarists.

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