Pronunciation: (nō"tru dām', däm', nō"tur), [key]
1. Also called Notre Dame de Paris Pronunciation: ( Fr. nô-tru dam du pa-rē'), [key]a famous early gothic cathedral in Paris (started 1163).
2. the Virgin Mary, mother of Jesus.
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