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Missionary station   /mˈɪʃənˌɛri stˈeɪʃən/   Listen
Missionary station

An organization of missionaries in a foreign land sent to carry on religious work.  Synonyms: foreign mission, mission, missionary post.

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"Missionary station" Quotes from Famous Books

... of missionary enterprise. I much fear, however, that the mainland here will be found but a barren field for missionary labors. One great obstacle to successful work is the unsettled nature of the people. No inducement can keep them long in one place. Certainly a missionary station might be formed on one of the neighbouring islands —Albany or Mount Adolphus Island, for instance, where some of the young natives might be kept in training, according to the system used by Bishops Selwyn and Patterson for the instruction of ...
— The Overland Expedition of The Messrs. Jardine • Frank Jardine and Alexander Jardine

Words linked to "Missionary station" :   mission, missionary post, nongovernmental organization, NGO, foreign mission

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