Definition of religieux in English:

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Pronunciation: /rəlɪʒiˈəː/

noun (plural same)

A man bound by religious vows; a monk.
Example sentences
  • All the celibate religieux of India dress in orange no matter what religion they come from.
  • The religieux smiled, turning and waving his brothers to come forward.
  • The religieux of the order were called, or rather they called themselves, Unitarians.



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