Definition of Basilian in English:

Basilian

Line breaks: Ba¦sil|ian
Pronunciation: /bəˈzɪlɪən
 
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adjective

Relating to St Basil the Great, or the order of monks and nuns following his monastic rule: a Basilian school in France
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  • He offers this volume, then, as an extended commentary on selected Basilian texts, one that takes account of modern developments in Basilian studies.
  • He says that motto is applied by Basilian educators to athletics in order to ‘educate the whole person, in mind, body and spirit.’
  • The Basilian model of organized charitable and social work has been followed in more recent times.

noun

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A Basilian monk or nun: the principles he had absorbed from the Basilians
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  • In 1958, the Basilians assumed responsibility for the community and the parish was renamed St. Basil's.
  • He has accepted to co-ordinate the invitation to Basilians in the area.
  • The Basilians were responsible for the missions in Alberta.

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