[bur-nuh-det; French ber-na-det]
Saint.Also called Bernadette of Lourdes.Marie Bernarde Soubirous or Soubiroux, 1844–79, French nun.
a female given name: derived from Bernard.
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Bernadette of Lourdes
Saint . original name Marie Bernarde Soubirous . 1844–79, French peasant girl born in Lourdes, whose visions of the Virgin Mary led to the establishment of Lourdes as a centre of pilgrimage, esp for the sick or crippled. Feast day: Feb 18
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