Oratorian Or`a*to"ri*an, a. Oratorical. [Obs.] --R. North. [1913 Webster]

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  • oratorian — oratorián s. m., adj. m., pl. oratoriéni; f. sg. oratoriánă, pl. oratoriéne Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  ORATORIÁN, Ă adj. Care se referă la ordinul călugăresc al Oratoriului. / …   Dicționar Român

  • Oratorian — Or a*to ri*an, n. [Cf. F. oratorien.] (R. C. Ch.) See {Fathers of the Oratory}, under {Oratory}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Oratorian — [ôr΄ə tôr′ē ən] n. a member of an Oratory …   English World dictionary

  • Oratorian — noun Date: circa 1656 a member of the Congregation of the Oratory of St. Philip Neri founded in Rome in 1575 and comprising independent communities of secular priests under obedience but without vows • Oratorian adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Oratorian — /awr euh tawr ee euhn, tohr , or /, Rom. Cath. Ch. n. 1. a member of an Oratory. adj. 2. of or pertaining to the Oratorians. [1635 45; ORATORY2 + AN] * * * ▪ religious orders       member of either of two separate but similar congregations of… …   Universalium

  • Oratorian — adj. (Roman Catholic Church) of an oratory (group of secular priests who lived in religious communities) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • oratorian — or·a·to·ri·an …   English syllables

  • Oratorian — Or•a•to•ri•an [[t]ˌɔr əˈtɔr i ən, ˈtoʊr , ˌɒr [/t]] n. rel a member of an Oratory • Etymology: 1635–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • oratorian — I. rēən noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Oratory of St. Philip Neri + English an : a member of the Oratory of St. Philip Neri established in Rome in 1564 as a religious society of diocesan priests that live a community life but do… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Oratory of Saint Philip Neri — The Oratory of Saint Philip Neri is a congregation of Catholic priests and lay brothers who live together in a community bound together by no formal vows but only with the bond of charity. They are commonly referred to as Oratorians. It should… …   Wikipedia

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