[hahy-uh-rol-uh-jee, hahy-rol-] /ˌhaɪ əˈrɒl ə dʒi, haɪˈrɒl-/

literature or learning regarding sacred things.
hagiological literature or learning.
noun (pl) -gies
sacred literature
a biography of a saint


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    [hahy-uh-ron-uh-mahyt, hahy-ron-] /ˌhaɪ əˈrɒn əˌmaɪt, haɪˈrɒn-/ noun 1. a member of a congregation of hermits named after St. Jerome.

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