Pronunciation: (tem'plur), [key]
1. a member of a religious military order founded by Crusaders in Jerusalem about 1118, and suppressed in 1312.
2. a barrister or other person occupying chambers in the Temple, London.
3. a member of the Masonic order, Knights Templars. Also called Knight Templar.
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