What is another word for sorbonne?4 synonyms found
Pronunciation:[ s_ˈɔː_b_ɒ_n], [ sˈɔːbɒn], [ sˈɔːbɒn]
Table of ContentsSimilar words for sorbonne:
Definition for Sorbonne:
- ( Hist.) theological faculty in University of Paris having great influence in 16th& 17th cc.; building erected for it by Richelieu, now used by theological& learned societies for lectures &c. [ French]
Synonyms for Sorbonne:
n.•Paris University (noun)
Sorbonne Sentence Examples:
The King related to Marechal that the extremity of his affairs had forced him to put on furious imposts; that setting aside compassion, scruples had much tormented him for taking thus the wealth of his subjects; that at last he had unbosomed himself to the Pere Tellier, who had asked for a few days to think upon the matter, and that he had returned after having had a consultation with some of the most skilful doctors of the Sorbonne, who had decided that all the wealth of his subjects was his, and that when he took it he only took what belonged to him!
Rabelais' printer got the satirical doctor into deep water for printing asne for ame; the council of the Sorbonne took the matter up and asked Francis I. to prosecute Rabelais for heresy; this the king declined to do, and Rabelais proceeded forthwith to torment the council for having founded a charge of heresy upon a printer's blunder.
Homophones for Sorbonne:
- scarabaean, searobin, serbian, sea scorpion, scarfpin, scorpaena, scriabin, sorbian, shore pine, sea raven, screw pine, sharpen, screw bean, screwbean, scorpion, Sravana, sea robin, scrub pine.