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franciscan

fran si skuhn

  • n  a Roman Catholic friar wearing the grey habit of the Franciscan order
  • a  of or relating to Saint Francis of Assisi or to the order founded by him
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  • Mayor Gavin Newsom in Seattle Times
    We will not stop until every San Franciscan has access to free wireless Internet service,Newsom said in his state-of-the-city address.
  • Carla Del Ponte in Boston Globe (registration)
    I have information he is hiding in a Franciscan monastery, and so the Catholic Church is protecting him. I have taken this up with the Vatican and the Vatican refuses totally to cooperate with us,UN chief prosecutor Carla del Ponte told...
  • Nancy Pelosi in Kansas City Star
    He was a man of extraordinary vision, leadership and wisdom,House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said in a statement, describing Shorenstein as "a proud San Franciscan, a great American and a dear friend."

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