adjective; noun: Cluniac order A reforming order of Benedictine monasticism originating in the late 10th century at Cluny Abbey in Burgundy, France. Emphasizing strict observance of the Rule of St. Benedict in a time of widespread monastic laxity, the Cluniac order gained wide influence and founded over 2,000 daughter monasteries.

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893
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Cluniac
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December 12, 2012
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