Carthusian definition

  • noun:
    • an associate of a contemplative order created during the 11th century by Saint Bruno.
    • A member of a Christian contemplative order of monks established by Bruno of Cologne (St Bruno) in 1084.
    • A pupil of Charterhouse School (started in a Carthusian monastery)
    • A member of an exceeding austere spiritual purchase, founded at Chartreuse in France by St. Bruno, in the year 1086.
    • certainly one of a contemplative purchase of monks established in 1086 by St. Bruno in Grande Chartreuse, a wild hill group into the diocese of Grenoble in France.
    • A scholar of Charterhouse in London. See Charterhouse.
    • a part associated with Carthusian purchase
  • adjective:
    • Of or relating to the Carthusian order.
    • Of, or with this purchase.
    • related to the Carthusian.
    • of or concerning the Carthusian purchase
  • others:
    • with respect to the order of monks above-named.

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