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A Knight Templar.
[Middle English templer, from Anglo-Norman, from Medieval Latin templārius, from Latin templum, temple; see temple1.]
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1. (Historical Terms) a member of a military religious order (Knights of the Temple of Solomon) founded by Crusaders in Jerusalem around 1118 to defend the Holy Sepulchre and Christian pilgrims; suppressed in 1312
2. (Law) (sometimes not capital) Brit a lawyer, esp a barrister, who lives or has chambers in the Inner or Middle Temple in London
[C13: from Medieval Latin templārius of the temple, from Latin templum temple1; first applied to the knightly order because their house was near the site of the Temple of Solomon]
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2. a barrister or other person occupying chambers in the Temple, London.
[1250–1300; Middle English templer < Anglo-French < Medieval Latin templārius; see temple1, -ar2, -er2]
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|Noun||1.||Templar - a knight of a religious military order established in 1118 to protect pilgrims and the Holy Sepulcher|
knight - originally a person of noble birth trained to arms and chivalry; today in Great Britain a person honored by the sovereign for personal merit
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Templar[ˈtempləʳ] N → templario m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
n (also Knight Templar) → Tempelherr m, → Templer m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
Templar[ˈtɛmpləʳ] n (Rel, History) (also Knight Templar) → templare m
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995