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Find accurate definitions of over 5,000 Catholic terms and phrases (including abbreviations). Based on Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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A symbol of the Immaculate Virgin. "Fountain sealed," from the Canticle of Canticles. Phrases applied to Mary the chosen of God and exclusively his -- "my spouse a garden enclosed . . . a fountain sealed up."

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