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Lourdes

 (lo͝ord, lo͝ordz)
A town of southwest France at the foot of the Pyrenees. It is noted for its Roman Catholic shrine marking the site where the Virgin Mary is said to have appeared to Saint Bernadette in 1858.

Lourdes

(French lurd)
n
(Placename) 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: 15 698 (2006)

Lourdes

(lʊərd, lʊərdz; Fr. lurd)

n.
a city in SW France: Roman Catholic shrine famed for miraculous cures. 18,096.
Translations
Lapurdum
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So poor, they were given shelter by Louise's relative-a one-room building, a dark and damp place, which used to be a jail in Lourdes, France.
The Blessed Virgin Mary appeared 18 times to Bernadette Soubirous, a 14-year-old peasant girl, near the grotto of Massabielle in Lourdes, France.
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The name--Living Springs at Lourdes--is a reference to a sanctuary in Lourdes, France, near the Pyrenees mountain range where, over 150 years ago, a young girl said that she witnessed visions of the Virgin Mary in a grotto.
It is believed the Virgin Mary appeared to the young peasant girl 18 times at the grotto of Massabielle, near Lourdes, France, in 1858.
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