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\

Definition of School Sister of Notre Dame

  1. :  a member of a Roman Catholic religious congregation founded in France by St. Peter Fourier in 1597 and devoted chiefly to education

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Origin and Etymology of school sister of notre dame

French Notre Dame Our Lady (the Virgin Mary)


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