from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to the religious society of Somaschians.
  • n. A member of a Roman Catholic congregation, founded at Somascha, near Milan, in Italy, in the first half of the sixteenth century: it adopted the rules of St. Augustine.


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