Definition of Piarist

1. n. One of a religious order who are the regular clerks of the Scuole Pie (religious schools), an institute of secondary education, founded at Rome in the last years of the 16th century.



Definition of Piarist

1. Noun. A member of the Order of Poor Clerics Regular of the Mother of God of the Pious Schools, a Catholic educational order founded in the sixteenth century. ¹

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Definition of Piarist

1. a member of a Christian group who educate the poor [n -S]

Medical Definition of Piarist

1. One of a religious order who are the regular clerks of the Scuole Pie (religious schools), an institute of secondary education, founded at Rome in the last years of the 16th century. Origin: L. Pius pious. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Piarist

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1. Cracow by Andrew Beattie, Timothy Pepper (2002)
"From the piarist Church to the Holy Cross Church Adjacent to the museum's Armoury building is the Church of the Holy Transfiguration, the piarist Church, ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"This reform of the piarist schools had its successes in other schools as well, ... The piarist convents were suppressed in Galicia after the partition of ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"This reform of the piarist schools had its successes in other schools as well, ... The piarist convents were suppressed in Galicia after the partition of ..."

4. Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1902)
"... Count Mailath, and the piarist ^ on account of an order given by the former that Jesuit should be admitted to the piarist College at Klausenburg, ..."

5. The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803: Explorations by Early Navigators by Emma Helen Blair, James Alexander Robertson, Edward Gaylord Bourne (1906)
"Their schools resemble those of the Jesuits, and many of the latter entered the piarist order on the suppression of the Society of Jesus. See also VOL. ..."

6. The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803: Explorations by Early Navigators by Emma Helen Blair, James Alexander Robertson, Edward Gaylord Bourne (1906)
"Their schools resemble those of the Jesuits, and many of the latter entered the piarist order on the suppression of the Society of Jesus. See also VOL. ..."

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