Lazarists


Lazarists
n. Congregation of the Mission, Vincentians, Lazarites, congregation of Roman Catholic priests and brothers founded by St. Vincent de Paul in 1625n. Lazarite, Lazarian, Vincentian, member of the Roman Catholic "Congregation of the Mission" which was founded in 1625 by St. Vincent de Paul in Paris (France) adj. of or pertaining to St. Vincent de Paul or Vincentians

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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