Definition of Lourdes in English:

Lourdes

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Pronunciation: /lʊəd
 
, luʀd/
A town in SW France, at the foot of the Pyrenees; population 15,698 (2006). It has been a major place of Roman Catholic pilgrimage since in 1858 a young peasant girl, Marie Bernarde Soubirous (St Bernadette), claimed to have had a series of visions of the Virgin Mary.

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