Sister of Notre Dame de Namur

Sister of No·​tre Dame de Na·​mur
-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


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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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