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Premonstratensian

  

      n  
a    a member of a religious order founded at Prémontré in N France in 1120 by St Norbert (about 1080--1134)  
b    (as modifier)  
a Premonstratensian canon     
     (C17: from Medieval Latin (locus) praemonstratus the place foreshown, because it was said to have been prophetically pointed out by St Norbert)  
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