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voʊˈdwɑvau·dois

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Waldenses, Vaudoisnoun

    a Christian sect of dissenters that originated in southern France in the late 12th century adopted Calvinist doctrines in the 16th century

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  1. vaudois

    Vaudois generally refers to something related to Vaud, a canton in the French-speaking part of Switzerland, or its inhabitants. It can also pertain to Vaudois dialect, a variant of Franco-Provençal spoken in the same region. In a historical context, it can refer to "the Vaudois", also known as Waldensians, a pre-Protestant Christian movement founded by Peter Waldo in Lyon, France during the 12th century.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vaudois

    an inhabitant, or the inhabitants, of the Swiss canton of Vaud

  2. Vaudois

    a modern name of the Waldenses

  3. Etymology: [F.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Vaudois

    vō-dwo′, n. a native of Vaud: the dialect spoken in Vaud.—adj. pertaining to Vaud or its people.

  2. Vaudois

    vō-dwo′, n. one of the Waldenses (q.v.).—adj. Waldensian.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Vaudois

    the name given to Waldenses who, driven forth from France or Vaud, found refuge and settled down in the mountain fastnesses of Piedmont.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vaudois in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vaudois in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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