Sulpician
Sulpician Sul*pi"cian, n. [So called after the parish of St. Sulpice in Paris, of which the founder, Jean Jacques Olier, was pastor in 1643.] (R. C. Ch.) One of an order of priests established in France in 1642 to educate men for the ministry. The order was introduced soon afterwards into Canada, and in 1791 into the United States. [Written also {Sulpitian}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • sulpician — SULPICIÁN, Ă I. adj., s. m. f. (călugăr, preot) care aparţine congregaţiei Saint Sulpice. II. adj. (despre obiecte de artă religioase) vândut în cartierul Saint Sulpice din Paris. (< fr. sulpicien) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • Sulpician — noun Etymology: French sulpicien, from Compagnie de Saint Sulpice Society of Saint Sulpice Date: 1786 a member of the Society of Priests of St. Sulpice founded by Jean Jacques Olier in Paris, France, in 1642 and dedicated to the teaching of… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Sulpician — /sul pish euhn/, n. Rom. Cath. Ch. a member of a society of secular priests founded in France in 1642, engaged chiefly in training men to teach in seminaries. [1780 90; < F sulpicien, after la Campagnie de Saint Sulpice the Society of St. Sulpice …   Universalium

  • SULPICIAN — Sulpicianus …   Abbreviations in Latin Inscriptions

  • Sulpician — [sʌl pɪʃɪən, sʌl pɪʃ(ə)n] noun a member of a congregation of secular Roman Catholic priests. adjective relating to or denoting this congregation. Origin from St Sulpice, Paris, where the Sulpicians were founded …   English new terms dictionary

  • sulpician — sul·pi·cian …   English syllables

  • Sulpician — /sʌlˈpɪʃən/ (say sul pishuhn) noun Roman Catholic Church a member of a college of secular priests, founded in Paris in 1642 to train ordinands. {French sulpicien, named after St Sulpice, the parish in which this college was founded} …   Australian English dictionary

  • sulpician — ˌsəlˈpishən noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: French sulpicien, from Compagnie de Saint Sulpice Society of St. Sulpice (from Église Saint Sulpice, church in Paris of which the founder of the Sulpicians Jean Jacques Olier died 1657… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sulpitian — Sulpician Sul*pi cian, n. [So called after the parish of St. Sulpice in Paris, of which the founder, Jean Jacques Olier, was pastor in 1643.] (R. C. Ch.) One of an order of priests established in France in 1642 to educate men for the ministry.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Society of Saint-Sulpice —     Society of Saint Sulpice     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Society of Saint Sulpice     Founded at Paris by M. Olier (1642) for the purpose of providing directors for the seminaries established by him (see OLIER). At the founder s death (1657)… …   Catholic encyclopedia

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