Definitions

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  • n. a monk of the Eastern Church who is also a priest

Etymologies

hiero- +‎ monk (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Here's an Orthodox hieromonk in California, reacting to Tom's post:

    Kicking against the goad

  • The case of the holy hieromonk, Father Lev Gillet, whom I'm sure you remember, Terry, as the author of all those wonderful books "By a Monk of the Eastern Church," was very similar.

    Roger of Taize

  • In 1841 Theophan was ordained a hieromonk after graduating from the Kiev Theological Academy and in 1859 he became the Bishop of Tambov.

    RIA Novosti

  • The hieromonk (priest monk) who chrismated me on the evening of January 3, 2001 was granted the rank of Archimandrite by the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church.

    orrologion

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  • snort!

    February 8, 2009

  • Hieromonk
    Deromonk
    Everyvhere a monk, monk.

    February 8, 2009