PARENS PATRIAE

\pəɹˈɛnz pˈatɹɪˌiː], \pəɹˈɛnz pˈatɹɪˌiː], \p_ə_ɹ_ˈɛ_n_z p_ˈa_t_ɹ_ɪ__ˌiː]\

Definitions of PARENS PATRIAE

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1910 - Black's Law Dictionary (2nd edition)
By Henry Campbell Black

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  • Regular instituted 1120, St. Norbert (whence Norbertines), at Premonstratum [L. , pointed out, it was said, by the Virgin], in Picardy. They were also called White Canons, from colour of their dress.
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