Definition of Jansen, Cornelius Otto in English:

Jansen, Cornelius Otto

proper noun

  • (1585–1638), Flemish Roman Catholic theologian and founder of Jansenism. A strong opponent of the Jesuits, he proposed a reform of Christianity through a return to St Augustine.

Pronunciation:

Jansen, Cornelius Otto

/ˈdʒans(ə)n/