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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.

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



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