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Notre-Dame-de-Grâce

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Hi folks,

 

Still working on the book. In Chapter 9, I came across this French place name, i.e.Notre-Dame-de-Grâce. Is it possible to translate it into English? If I knew what it meant in English, I might be able to give it a Chinese name.

 

Any help will be appreciated.

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Thanks very much, Shelly. This certainly helps! : D

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mudhead

But when you say Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, local people don't think about grace or lady saints or anything like that. It's just a place name. English speakers usually just say "NDG". In Chinese I would expect a phonetic translation with no regard to meaning, like 麦当劳 "maidanglao" for McDonald's.

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