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NOUN (1)

1. a Roman Catholic order founded by Saint Ignatius of Loyola in 1534 to defend Catholicism against the Reformation and to do missionary work among the heathen; it is strongly committed to education and scholarship;
[syn: Society of Jesus, Jesuit order]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Jesuit order n 1: a Roman Catholic order founded by Saint Ignatius of Loyola in 1534 to defend Catholicism against the Reformation and to do missionary work among the heathen; it is strongly committed to education and scholarship [syn: Society of Jesus, Jesuit order]