Lourdes

See also: lourdes

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

French Lourdes, corruption of Medieval Latin Lorus (778), the baptismal name taken by a Moorish leader who converted to Christianity, though of unknown ultimate meaning.

Proper nounEdit

Lourdes

  1. A town in the French Pyrenees, and site of a large Catholic pilgrimage
  2. A female given name from Spanish, from the Spanish epithet of Virgin Mary as Nuestra Señora de Lourdes.

TranslationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Begg, Ean (2017): The Cult of the Black Virgin

AnagramsEdit


CebuanoEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Spanish Lourdes, from Nuestra Señora de Lourdes, from French Lourdes, from Medieval Latin Lorus.

Proper nounEdit

Lourdes

  1. a female given name from Spanish

Etymology 2Edit

After the Our Lady of Lourdes.

Proper nounEdit

Lourdes

  1. A barangay of Bogo, Cebu, Philippines

QuotationsEdit

For quotations using this term, see Citations:Lourdes.


PortugueseEdit

Proper nounEdit

Lourdes

  1. A female given name.
  2. A municipality of São Paulo, Brazil

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Shortened from María (de) Lourdes, a Roman Catholic epithet of the Virgin Mary as "Our Lady of Lourdes".

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈluɾdes/, [ˈluɾ.ð̞es]

Proper nounEdit

Lourdes f

  1. A female given name transferred from the place name