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Augustine

Line breaks: Au¦gust|ine
Pronunciation: /ɔːˈɡʌstɪn
 
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Definition of Augustine in English:

noun

An Augustinian friar.
Example sentences
  • In the 1960s, after an absence of 150 years, the Augustines had returned to the village and restored the local church, reestablishing a Catholic priestly presence.
  • Shortly after this Augustine, born in 354, developed Christian theology after his conversion to Christianity in 386.

Origin

late Middle English: from Old French augustin, from Latin Augustinus 'Augustine' (see Augustinian).

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