Augustinian nuns

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

See also: Augustinian

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Christiana Akpah, center, alongside other two other Augustinian nuns, pays a visit to the ruined convent and hospital in Shuwa, Nigeria, in 2015.
In Manila, my father enrolled me and my four sisters in an all-girls private Catholic school run by Augustinian nuns. I chose to be listed under the second section, as I was aware of the various challenges I had to face.
The Augustinian nuns became friends and the children were our frequent guests come Christmas Eve and Easter Sunday.
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.
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.
Benedictine monks and Augustinian nuns settled here around 1200, while heads of Scotland's clans--MacKinnons, Macleans and MacLeods --were buried in the cemetery adjoining Iona's St.
After the death of her mother she was sent for her education to the Augustinian nuns at Avila.
The adjoining structure was a convent that Augustinian nuns turned into the Colegio de la Sagrada Familia.
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.
Augustinian nuns, who are also recipients of his generous largesse, were among his guests.