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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Augustinian  \Au`gus*tin"i*an\,  n. 
  One  of  a  class  of  divines,  who  following  St  Augustine, 
  maintain  that  grace  by  its  nature  is  effectual  absolutely  and 
  creatively,  not  relatively  and  conditionally. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Augustine  \Au*gus"tine\,  Augustinian  \Au`gus*tin"i*an\,  n. 
  (Eccl.) 
  A  member  of  one  of  the  religious  orders  called  after  St 
  Augustine;  an  Austin  friar. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Augustinian  \Au`gus*tin"i*an\,  a. 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  St  Augustine,  bishop  of  Hippo  in 
  Northern  Africa  (b.  354  --  d.  430),  or  to  his  doctrines. 
 
  {Augustinian  canons},  an  order  of  monks  once  popular  in 
  England  and  Ireland;  --  called  also  {regular  canons  of  St 
  Austin},  and  {black  canons}. 
 
  {Augustinian  hermits}  or  {Austin  friars},  an  order  of  friars 
  established  in  1265  by  Pope  Alexander  IV  It  was 
  introduced  into  the  United  States  from  Ireland  in  1790. 
 
  {Augustinian  nuns},  an  order  of  nuns  following  the  rule  of 
  St  Augustine. 
 
  {Augustinian  rule},  a  rule  for  religious  communities  based 
  upon  the  109th  letter  of  St  Augustine,  and  adopted  by  the 
  Augustinian  orders 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Augustinian 
  n  :  one  of  the  Catholic  hermits  of  Saint  Augustine  [syn:  {Austin 
  Friar},  {Augustinian}] 




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