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Francis of As·si·si(ə-sē′zē, -sē, ə-sĭs′ē), Saint 1182?-1226.
Italian Roman Catholic friar who founded the Franciscan order (1209) and inspired followers with his devotion, simple living, and love of nature. He was canonized in 1228.
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Francis of Assisi
(Biography) Saint original name Giovanni di Bernardone. ?1181–1226, Italian monk; founder of the Franciscan order of friars. He is remembered for his humility and love for all creation and was the first person to exhibit stigmata (1224). Feast day: Oct 4
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Fran′cis of Assi′si
Saint (Giovanni Francesco Bernardone),1182?–1226, Italian friar: founder of the Franciscan order.
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|Noun||1.||Francis of Assisi - (Roman Catholic Church) an Italian and the Roman Catholic monk who founded the Franciscan order of friars (1181-1226)|
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