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[pash-uh-nist] /ˈpæʃ ə nɪst/

noun, Roman Catholic Church.
a member of the “Congregation of Barefooted Clerks of the Most Holy Cross and Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ,” founded in 1720 and engaged chiefly in missionary work.


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