Augustinian nuns

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an order of nuns following the rule of St. Augustine.

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After the death of her mother she was sent for her education to the Augustinian nuns at Avila.
In early New France, the Ursuline and Augustinian nuns belonged to established religious orders and were subject to the law of cloister, meaning that they lived and worked inside the convent, to the relief of the religious authorities, who were distrustful of women not subject to direct male oversight.
Vincent's, Holy Spirit and two other hospitals run by the Augustinian nuns known as the Cel-litines--a woman who falsely claimed to have been raped and asked doctors for a morning-after pill.
The Augustinian nuns who now run the estate as a nursing home want to sell the pounds 10m antiquities and replace them with replicas amid upkeep and vandalism fears.
Augustinian nuns who now run the estate as a nursing home want the pounds 10m antiquities replaced with replicas over fears of upkeep, theft and vandalism.
The European press is reporting that Ben & Jerry's is the first company to sign up for a clever advertising program created by a group of Augustinian nuns in Amsterdam.
The adjoining structure was a convent that Augustinian nuns turned into the Colegio de la Sagrada Familia.
Portuguese Augustinian nuns sailed to Goa to provide spiritual sustenance for the colony, to perpetuate a cloistered life of prayer, silence and bodily mortification.