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Notre Dame, University of

Notre Dame, University of nō´tər dām, nō´trə [key], at Notre Dame, Ind., near South Bend Roman Catholic coeducational est. and opened 1842, chartered 1844. It has a noted law school and computing center as well as laboratories for research in botany, radiation, geology, metallurgy, and engineering. It also operates important research institutes in the humanities notable is the Jacques Maritain Philosophical Center. The university maintains an outstanding library system.

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