benedictine benedictine  /ˌbɛ nə ˈdɪk tin/


  1. (n) a monk or nun belonging to the order founded by Saint Benedict
  2. (n) a French liqueur originally made by Benedictine monks
  3. (adj) of or relating to Saint Benedict or his works
  4. (adj) of or relating to the Benedictines

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  • Few industries in France have been more prosperous of recent years than that of the manufacture of benedictine.


  1. Col. Richard LaRossa replaces retiring Lt. Col. John Owens at Benedictine

    Retired Col. Richard E. LaRossa has been hired by Benedictine Military School as its Senior Army Instructor. LaRossa, 53, replaces Lt. Col. John M. Owens III '61, who is retiring. Owens, 69, served as Benedictine's Senior Army Instructor for 27 years.Col. LaRossa comes to Benedictine from the 6th Brigade, United States Army Cadet Command at Hunter Army Airfield. He works as a civilian assisting ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Savannah Morning News

  2. Flash steal draw on Taylor's late goal

    The Western New York Flash finished their four-match road swing much the same way they began it, using a late goal to pull out an uplifting 2-2 draw against the Chicago Red Stars at Benedictine University in Lisle, Ill., on Wednesday.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

  3. Jacob Horne promoted to Assistant Principal at Benedictine Military School

    Jacob Tyler Horne has been promoted to Assistant Principal at Benedictine Military School. Horne, 27, is preparing for his fifth year at BC.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Savannah Morning News

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  1. "This is a vacation with few public appearances, a vacation that is a bit monastic, Benedictine," the German Pope's private secretary, Monsignor Georg Ganswein, told the Italian newspaper Il Giornale.
    on Jul 27, 2007 By: Georg Ganswein Source: Reuters

  2. "Monastic life is important to our church life," Bishop Zen said. "It is a special charisma [and] it is hoped that the Abbey will share its Benedictine spirituality with the local church."
    on Jan 25, 2005 By: Cardinal Joseph Zen Source:

  3. "He had a vision from our Lord saying 'rebuild my church.' So he literally, brick by brick, started rebuilding the little Benedictine chapel," said San Francisco attorney Angela Alioto.
    on Apr 22, 2008 By: Angela Alioto Source: NBC

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