Knights Templar(redirected from Order of Knights Templars)
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n. pl. Knights Templars or Knights Templar
1. A member of an order of knights founded about 1118 to protect pilgrims in the Holy Land during the Second Crusade and suppressed in 1312.
2. A member of any of several modern fraternal orders named for the medieval Knights Templars.
A military religious order, 1119–1314, founded to protect pilgrims to the Holy Land and to gain territorial and political influence.