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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A member of the "Congregation of the Priests of the Mission" founded by St Vincent de Paul and established at St Lazare in Paris.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to this order

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One of the Congregation of the Priests of the Mission, a religious institute founded by Vincent de Paul in 1624, and popularly called Lazarists or Lazarites from the College of St. Lazare in Paris, which was occupied by them until 1792.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A member of the Congregation of the Mission, a religious order in the Roman Catholic Church, founded by St. Vincent de Paul in 1624, and so called from the priory of St. Lazare, near Paris, which was given to the society in 1632.

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