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Members of a congregation of nuns founded by Mrs. Mary Teresa Ball, near Dublin, Ireland, in 1822, and now spread over Ireland, India, Canada, and the United States. The nuns are called also Ladies of Loreto. They are engaged in teaching girls.

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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Nuns'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​web/​n/nuns.html. 1828.
 
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