[noh-truh deym, dahm, noh-ter]
- Also called Notre Dame de Paris [French naw-truh dam duh pa-ree] /French nɔ trə dam də paˈri/, a famous early gothic cathedral in Paris (started 1163).
- the Virgin Mary, mother of Jesus.
Origin of Notre Dame
< French: our lady
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Examples from the Web for notre dame
One hundred maidens were portioned and married at Notre-Dame.
He had just retired, after the office, to his canon's cell in the cloister of Notre-Dame.
Notre-Dame de Paris is, in particular, a curious specimen of this variety.
If the sorceress is still in Notre-Dame, must she be seized in spite of the sanctuary?
Notre-Dame was on the point of being taken by storm by the outcasts.
- the early Gothic cathedral of Paris, on the Île de la Cité: built between 1163 and 1257
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