Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A member of the Congregation of St. Maur, a Benedictine order founded in France in 1618, which was distinguished for the scholarship and literary labors of its members. It had many flourishing houses, but was suppressed in the Revolution. An attempt was made to reestablish it in the abbey of Solesmes.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A member of the Congregation of Saint Maur, an offshoot of the Benedictines, originating in France in the early part of the seventeenth century. The
Mauristshave been distinguished for their interest in literature.
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