Ursuline[ʉr′sə lin, -līn′]
Ursuline definition by Webster's New World
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R.C.Ch. any member of a teaching order of nuns founded in 1535
Origin: Modern Latin Ursulina: after Ursula, the martyr
of this order
Ursuline definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A member of an order of nuns of the Roman Catholic Church, founded in the early 16th century and devoted to the education of girls.adjective
Of or belonging to the Ursulines.
Origin: After Saint Ursula, legendary British princess and martyr.