Clare of Assisi
biographical name Saint 1194-1253 Italian religious

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Clare of Assisi — Clare′ (or Clar′a) of Assi′si [[t]ˈklær ə[/t]] n. big Saint, 1194–1253, Italian nun: founder of the Franciscan order of nuns …   From formal English to slang

  • Clare of Assisi — /klɛər əv əˈsisi/ (say klair uhv uh seesee) noun Saint, 1194–1253, Franciscan nun; founder of the Poor Clares; patron saint of television …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Clare of Assisi, Saint — 1194 1253, Italian nun: founder of the Franciscan order of nuns. Also, Clara of Assisi. * * * born July 16, 1194, Assisi, duchy of Spoleto died Aug. 11, 1253, Assisi; canonized 1255; feast day August 11 Founder of the order of Poor Clares… …   Universalium

  • Clare of Assisi,Saint — Clare of As·si·si (klâr; ə sēʹzē, sē, ə sĭsʹē), Saint. 1194 1253. Italian nun and religious leader who founded with Saint Francis of Assisi the first Franciscan order of nuns, the Poor Clares. She was canonized in 1255. * * * …   Universalium

  • Clare of Assisi, Saint — 1194 1253, Italian nun: founder of the Franciscan order of nuns. Also, Clara of Assisi …   Useful english dictionary

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  • St. Clare of Assisi —     St. Clare of Assisi     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Clare of Assisi     Cofoundress of the Order of Poor Ladies, or Clares, and first Abbess of San Damiano; born at Assisi, 16 July, 1194; died there 11 August, 1253. She was the eldest… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • St. Clare of Assisi's Church (Bronx, New York) — The Church of St. Clare of Assisi General information Architectural style Florentine Romanesque Revival Town or city Morris Park, Williamsbridge, The Bronx, New York City Country United States of America …   Wikipedia

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