Meaning of Sorbonne


Pronunciation: (sôr-bon', -bun' Fr. sôr-bôn'), [key]
— n.
  1. the seat of the faculties of arts and letters of the University of Paris.
  2. a theological college founded in Paris in 1253 by Robert de Sorbon, suppressed in 1792, and ceasing to exist about 1850.
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