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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jansenist  \Jan"sen*ist\,  n.  [F.  Jans['e]niste.]  (Eccl.  Hist.) 
  A  follower  of  Cornelius  Jansen,  a  Roman  Catholic  bishop  of 
  Ypres,  in  Flanders,  in  the  17th  century,  who  taught  certain 
  doctrines  denying  free  will  and  the  possibility  of  resisting 
  divine  grace. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Jansenist 
  n  :  an  advocate  of  Jansenism  [syn:  {Jansenist}] 




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