(roman catholic church) The rule governing a religious order.
Observance Sentence Examples
His observance was not only dead-on, it was disturbing.
At the global level, Pakistan supports calls for continued observance of the ABM Treaty.
You, O Lord, have come into our time To lift the life of faith above ritual observance.
"It was remarked," says Miss Martineau, in her History of the Peace, " that he was not treated in the House with the courtesy usually accorded to a new member, and it was perceived that he did not need such observance."