Lourdes



[loo rd, loo rdz; French loord] /lʊərd, lʊərdz; French lurd/

noun
1.
a city in SW France: Roman Catholic shrine famed for miraculous cures.
/French lurd/
noun
1.
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: 15 203 (1999)

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