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moth·er su·pe·ri·or

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  1. abbess, mother superior, prioressnoun

    the superior of a group of nuns


  1. mother superiornoun

    a nun in charge of a priory or convent; either a prioress or an abbess

  2. Mother Superiornoun

    The head of a convent; an abbess


  1. Mother Superior

    An abbess (Latin: abbatissa), also known as a mother superior, is the female superior of a community of Catholic nuns in an abbey.


  1. mother superior

    A Mother Superior is a title given to a senior official, often the leader, in certain Christian (usually Catholic or Orthodox) religious institutes of nuns or sisters. She is responsible for overseeing the community life and spiritual well-being of the members in her convent, monastery, or abbey. The title can vary slightly depending on the specific religious order.


  1. Mother Superior

    Mother Superior is a Los Angeles based rock band, consisting of guitarist/vocalist Jim Wilson, bassist Marcus Blake and drummer Matt Tecu. In addition to playing live with the Rollins Band and U2 producer Daniel Lanois, the band has done session work with Daniel Lanois, Henry Rollins, Tony Visconti, Alice Cooper, Meat Loaf, Emmylou Harris, Sparks, Anthrax, Wayne Kramer, Lemmy, George Clinton, Iggy Pop, Mike Patton, and Queens of the Stone Age and over the years have developed a first class reputation as musicians. On their own they have released eight studio albums.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mother superior in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mother superior in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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  • ηγουμένηGreek
  • mère supérieureFrench
  • apácafőnöknőHungarian
  • мать-настоятельница, игуменья, настоятельницаRussian

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