Definition of Augustinian canons

1. Noun. An Augustinian monastic order.

Generic synonyms: Augustinian Order

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Literary usage of Augustinian canons

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"Most of the congregations of augustinian canons had convents of nuns, ... The chief of these orders are:—augustinian canons (Î.P.), Augustinian Hermits (qv) ..."

2. The Beginnings of Modern Europe (1250-1450) by Ephraim Emerton (1917)
"At seventeen Erasmus entered a house of augustinian canons at Steyn near Gouda, in Holland, and spent there ten busy and not unhappy years. ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"The first of these new forms was that of the canons regular or Augustinian canons (qv) who about the year 1060 arose out of the older semi-monastic ..."

4. Historical Memoirs of the City of Armagh by James Stuart (1900)
"... His Epitaph and Writings — The augustinian canons leave Armagh—English Laws introduced into Ulster— Proclamation against Catholic Clergy—Insurrection of ..."

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