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  • noun A member of the Xaverian Brothers, a religious order founded in 1839 and dedicated to Catholic education in the United States.
  • adjective Pertaining or related to this religious order.


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  • Mullin, a graduate of Brooklyn's Xaverian High School, is St. John's all-time leading scorer.

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  • Local private schools include Xaverian High School, a Roman Catholic boys school with about 1,400 students, and Fontbonne Hall Academy, a Catholic girls high school with about 540 students.

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  • I had eight years of Notre Dame nuns and four years of Xaverian Brothers.

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  • AA State championship, beating Xaverian (Brooklyn) 64-54.

  • Recap: Won the CHSAA Brooklyn/Queens Diocesan crown, defeating Xaverian (Brooklyn) 64-61.

  • Right-handed pitcher John Barker, who picked up the victory for No. 24 Xaverian Brothers (Westwood, Mass.) in the Division I state final vs. Pittsfield, plans to walk on at Ohio State as a kicker and punter.

  • Player of the week: Center fielder Tom Stack-Babich of No. 24 Xaverian Brothers (Westwood, Mass.) went 3-for-5 with four RBI and two doubles and scored two runs in a 13-6 Division I state championship game win vs. Pittsfield.

  • Marini, general superior of the Xaverian missionaries.

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  • Our Head-quarters were established at a Xaverian Brotherhood; the superior of which -- a dear old gentleman -- did his utmost to ensure our comfort.

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