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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Cister’cians.
 
A religious order, so called from the monastery of Cister’cium, near Dijon, in France. The abbey of Cistercium or Citeaux was founded by Robert, abbot of Molême, in Burgundy, at the close of the eleventh century.   1
 


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