WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
Da•mien  (dāmē ən; Fr. da myan),USA pronunciation n.  Father  (Jo•seph de Veu•ster) (Fr. zhô zef də  ster),USA pronunciation 1840–89, Belgian Roman Catholic missionary to the lepers of Molokai.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

Damien /French: damjɛ̃/ n
  1. Joseph (ʒozɛf), known as Father Damien. 1840–89, Belgian Roman Catholic missionary to the leper colony at Molokai, Hawaii

'Damien' also found in these entries:

Word of the day: funny | dent


Report an inappropriate ad.
Become a WordReference Supporter to view the site ad-free.