Sister of Notre Dame de Namur

Sister of No·​tre Dame de Na·​mur
-ˌnōtərˈdāmdənäˈmu̇(ə)r,
-ō‧trəˈd-,
-dənəˈm- also -däm- or -dȧm- sometimes -dam- or -daam-
: a member of a Roman Catholic community founded in 1803 and devoted chiefly to teaching

Word History

Etymology

partial translation of French sœur de Notre Dame de Namur, after Notre Dame de Namur Our Lady of Namur, patron saint of Namur, province in southern Belgium

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

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