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Francis of Assisi, St

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishFrancis of Assisi, StSt Francis of AssisiFrancis of As‧si‧si, St /ˌfrɑːnsəs əv əˈsiːsi $ ˌfræn-/ 🔊 🔊 (1182–1226) an Italian Christian leader who started the Franciscan order (=a group of religious men who live and pray together). He is known for his love of nature, and is often shown in pictures surrounded by birds and animals.
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