Loretto nun

Lo·​ret·​to nun | \ ləˈret(ˌ)ō-\

Definition of Loretto nun

: a member of a congregation of religious women founded by Mary Teresa Ball near Dublin, Ireland, in 1822

called also Lady of Loretto

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History and Etymology for Loretto nun

from Loreto, city in Italy famous for its Holy House, said to have been the home of the Virgin Mary in Nazareth

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