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Bernadette of lourdes

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


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