[loo rd, loo rdz; French loord]
- a city in SW France: Roman Catholic shrine famed for miraculous cures.
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Moreover, it is certain that it was Bernadette herself who wished to leave Lourdes.
Well, she got to Lourdes, and dipped her hand into the piscina.
- a town in SW France: a leading place of pilgrimage for Roman Catholics after a peasant girl, Bernadette Soubirous, had visions of the Virgin Mary in 1858. Pop: 15 203 (1999)
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