Premonstrants
Premonstratensian Pre*mon`stra*ten"sian, n. [F. pr['e]montr['e], fr. Pr['e]montr['e], fr. L. pratum monstratum.] (R. C. Ch.) One of a religious order of regular canons founded by St. Norbert at Pr['e]montr['e], in France, in 1119. The members of the order are called also {White Canons}, {Norbertines}, and {Premonstrants}. [1913 Webster]

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