Saint. Also called Bernadette of Lourdes, (Marie Bernarde Soubirous or Soubiroux) 1844–79, French nun.
a female given name: derived from Bernard.
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
of or relating to St. Bernard of Clairvaux. of or relating to the Cistercians. a Cistercian. Also, Bernadine [bur-nuh-deen] /ˈbɜr nəˌdin/ (Show IPA). a female given name. Historical Examples Jolly Sally Pendleton Laura Jean Libbey Jolly Sally Pendleton Laura Jean Libbey Jolly Sally Pendleton Laura Jean Libbey Jolly Sally Pendleton Laura Jean Libbey Jolly Sally […]
Count Folke [fawl-kuh] /ˈfɔl kə/ (Show IPA), 1895–1948, Swedish diplomat and United Nations mediator; assassinated. Jean Baptiste Jules [zhahn ba-teest zhyl] /ʒɑ̃ baˈtist ʒül/ (Show IPA), 1764–1844, French marshal under Napoleon; as Charles XIV, king of Sweden and Norway 1818–44. Contemporary Examples The Seven Craziest Royal Families from “King’s Speech” Writer’s New Book, “How Monarchy […]
Georges [zhawrzh] /ʒɔrʒ/ (Show IPA), 1888–1948, French novelist and pamphleteer. noun Georges (ʒɔrʒ). 1888–1948, French novelist and Roman Catholic pamphleteer, best known for The Diary of a Country Priest (1936)
Claude [klohd] /kloʊd/ (Show IPA), 1813–78, French physiologist. a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “bear” and “hardy.”. Contemporary Examples The Bag Lady Papers Alexandra Penney December 16, 2008 The Cardinal Who Got Away Barbie Latza Nadeau May 10, 2010 What I Told Madoff Today Burt Ross June 28, 2009 Sony Pictures Classics’ Michael […]