Meaning of Notre Dame in English:

Notre Dame

Pronunciation /ˌnɒtrə ˈdɑːm/ /nɔtʀ(ə)dam/

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proper noun

  • A Gothic cathedral church in Paris, dedicated to the Virgin Mary, on the Île de la Cité (an island in the Seine). It was built between 1163 and 1250 and is especially noted for its innovatory flying buttresses and sculptured facade.


French, literally ‘our lady’.