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An Augustinian friar.
- ‘In the 1960s, after an absence of 150 years, the Augustines had returned to the village and restored the local church, reestablishing a Catholic priestly presence.’
- ‘Shortly after this Augustine, born in 354, developed Christian theology after his conversion to Christianity in 386.’
Late Middle English: from Old French augustin, from Latin Augustinus ‘Augustine’ (see Augustinian).
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