a town in NW France: Roman Catholic pilgrimage centre, for its shrine of St Thérèse, who lived there. Pop: 23 166 (1999)

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Historical Examples of lisieux

  • Lisieux, both for its Cathedral and for itself, is full of interest.

  • The French had meant to go to Lisieux when they started out on their other enterprise.

    The Normans

    Sarah Orne Jewett

  • Lisieux Cathedral is, with that of Rouen, the least Norman in the province.

    How France Built Her Cathedrals

    Elizabeth Boyle O'Reilly

  • See throughout this epistle of Arnulf of Lisieux, Bouquet, p. 230.

    Life of Thomas Becket

    Henry Hart Milman

  • Ah, but that will be the new dog M. Galopin has brought her from Lisieux.

    Swann's Way

    Marcel Proust