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(French sɔrbɔn)
(Placename) the Sorbonne a part of the University of Paris containing the faculties of science and literature: founded in 1253 by Robert de Sorbon as a theological college; given to the university in 1808


(sɔrˈbɒn, -ˈbʌn; Fr. sɔrˈbɔn)

the seat of the faculties of arts and letters of the University of Paris.
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Noun1.Sorbonne - a university in ParisSorbonne - a university in Paris; intellectual center of France
capital of France, City of Light, French capital, Paris - the capital and largest city of France; and international center of culture and commerce
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Usamah bin Sadiq Tayyeb received here today the visiting Rector of the Sorbonne University of Paris, Jean Claude Collier and accompanying delegation.