School Sister of Notre Dame

noun

School Sister of No·​tre Dame
-ˌnōtə(r)ˈdām,
-ō‧trəˈd- also -däm or -dȧm sometimes -dam or -daa(ə)m
: a member of a Roman Catholic religious congregation founded in France by St. Peter Fourier in 1597 and devoted chiefly to education

Word History

Etymology

French Notre Dame Our Lady (the Virgin Mary)

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“School Sister of Notre Dame.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/School%20Sister%20of%20Notre%20Dame. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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