Sorbonne[sôr bän′; Fr sō̂r bō̂n′]
Sorbonne definition by Webster's New World
- a former theological college in Paris, established about the middle of the 13th cent.
- the University of Paris; specif., the seat of the faculties of letters and science
Origin: French after the founder, Robert de Sorbon (1201-74), chaplain of Louis IX