Definition of Orisons

1. Noun. (plural of orison) ¹



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Definition of Orisons

1. orison [n] - See also: orison

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Orisons

orinasals
oriol
oriole
orioles
oriols
orion
orisa
orisas
orisha
orishas
oriskany
orismological
orismologies
orismology
orison
orisons (current term)
orixa
orixas
orizaba jalap root
ork
ork pop
orkish
orl
orl flies
orl fly
orlandiite
orlay
orle
orleanses
orles

Literary usage of Orisons

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1. Life of Napoleon by Antoine Henri Jomini (1864)
"... against Stanz—The orisons call upon the Austrians—French Law of Conscription—Consequences of the Defeat at Aboukir and the Declaration of War by the ..."

2. Democracy in Europe: A History by Thomas Erskine May (1877)
"The most singular constitution was that of the Th* orisons, ... As in the population of the orisons there was a great diversity of languages, and, ..."

3. History of the Reformation of the Sixteenth Century by Jean Henri Merle d'Aubigné (1879)
"... recovers its Liberty—The Reform in Soleure — Miracle of Saint Ours — Popery triumphs — The orisons invaded by the Spaniards—Address of the Ministers to ..."

4. Governments and Parties in Continental Europe by Abbott Lawrence Lowell (1896)
"... orisons and the Valais, which were not closely affiliated with it (Zugewandte Orle). The Grisons had a government of the most marvelous complexity.1 It ..."

5. The Gentleman's Magazine (1825)
"... his orisons with thine, And speed him to theatric pomp, where round In cluster'd rows the electrifying sound, That issued from thy tongue, ..."

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