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1) Concerning religion or belief in the divine. 2) A technical term indicating a religious order or congregation in which the members voluntarily commit themselves by vows for life, or a term of years, to holding their possessions in common or in trust, to living a celibate life in community, and to obedience to their rule and constitution. The term may also indicate a member of such a religious order or congregation. See Conference on the Religious Life in the Anglican Communion in the Americas, The. 

Glossary definitions provided courtesy of Church Publishing Incorporated, New York, NY,(All Rights reserved) from "An Episcopal Dictionary of the Church, A User Friendly Reference for Episcopalians," Don S. Armentrout and Robert Boak Slocum, editors.
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