Augustinian



pertaining to of Hippo, to his doctrines, or to any religious order following his rule.
Roman Catholic Church. a member of any of several religious orders deriving their name and rule from .
a person who adopts the views or doctrines of .
Historical Examples

Two Augustinian friars accompanied his junk back to China, eager for such great fields of missionary conquest.
A History of the Philippines David P. Barrows

“Lay platters for me and these two young gentlemen,” said the Augustinian.
The Armourer’s Prentices Charlotte M. Yonge

Its west doorway is a fine but much-decayed work of the Norman period, from the ruins of the Augustinian Priory close by.
Summer Days in Shakespeare Land Charles G. Harper

Accordingly he became an Augustinian monk when twenty-two years of age.
History of Education Levi Seeley

He entered the site, but now noticed the dark-eyed Augustinian monk following him.
Historical Miniatures August Strindberg

The building is very old, and was originally the church of the Augustinian priory.
The Thames G. E. Mitton

A tower, with cupola roof, is at the rear of the house, which is now a convent for Augustinian nuns.
Hertfordshire Herbert W Tompkins

The standpoint which he had so firmly taken was Augustinian.
The Oxford Reformers Frederic Seebohm

The Augustinian nunnery of Marienberg founded in 1176 is now a Lutheran school.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 3 Various

He does not find Erasmus using the watchwords of the Augustinian theology.
The Oxford Reformers Frederic Seebohm

adjective
of or relating to Saint Augustine of Hippo, his doctrines, or any of the Christian religious orders that were founded on his doctrines
noun
a member of any of several religious orders, such as the Augustinian Canons, Augustinian Hermits, and Austin Friars which are governed by the rule of Saint Augustine
a person who follows the doctrines of Saint Augustine

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