Oratorian



[awr-uh-tawr-ee-uh n, -tohr-, or-] /ˌɔr əˈtɔr i ən, -ˈtoʊr-, ˌɒr-/ Roman Catholic Church

noun
1.
a member of an Oratory.
adjective
2.
of or relating to the Oratorians.
/ˌɒrəˈtɔːrɪən/
noun
1.
a member of the religious congregation of the Oratory

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