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  • n. (Roman Catholic Church) a French cleric (born in Germany) who founded the Carthusian order in 1084 (1032-1101)

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Examples

  • This charming plant is a native of Alpine meadows, and is known by other names, as _Paradisia_ and _Cyackia_, but is more commonly called St. Bruno's Lily.

    Hardy Perennials and Old Fashioned Flowers Describing the Most Desirable Plants, for Borders, Rockeries, and Shrubberies.

  • And now I have neither time nor mind for more search, but will give, in due place, such account as I can {9} of my own dwarf branched lily, which I shall call St. Bruno's, as well as this

    Proserpina, Volume 1 Studies Of Wayside Flowers

  • It was indeed, perhaps, the chief impediment to my entering the Order of St. Bruno, which is, in my opinion, the holiest, as it certainly is the most retired and the most steadfast of all the religious orders.

    The Spirit of St. Francis de Sales

  • (An order of hermits, the Carthusians were founded in the early 11th century by St. Bruno and may today be best known for the liqueur Chartreuse, produced under their supervision.)

    Beautiful Mourning

  • If St. Bruno had made peace in families, if he had assisted the indigent, he had been virtuous; having fasted and prayed in solitude, he is only a saint.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • It is nearly three hours of nearly silent filming of the life of the monks at Grand Chartreuse, the Carthusian monastery founded by St. Bruno in 1084 in the Swiss Alps near Grenoble.

    Something to take ...

  • Argent by the Tiber: St. Bruno, priest skip to main

    St. Bruno, priest

  • St. Bruno, born in Cologne about 1030, was the founder of a religious Order, the Carthusians.

    St. Bruno, priest

  • Pray for us St. Bruno, now and at the hour of our death.

    St.Bruno

  • The feast of St. Bruno always makes me rather nostalgic.

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