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ˌkwɑ səˈmoʊ doʊ, -zəˈmoʊ-Quasi·mo·do

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  1. Quasimodo(prop. n.)

    The main character in Victor Hugo's novel

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quasimodo(noun)

    the first Sunday after Easter; Low Sunday

  2. Origin: [So called from the first words of the Latin introit, quasi modo geniti infantes as newborn babes, 1 Pet. ii. 2.]


  1. Quasimodo

    Quasimodo is a fictional character in the novel The Hunchback of Notre-Dame by Victor Hugo. Quasimodo was born with a hunchback and feared by the townspeople as a sort of monster but he finds sanctuary in an unlikely love that is fulfilled only in death. The role of Quasimodo has been played by many actors in film and stage adaptations, including Lon Chaney, Sr. and Charles Laughton, as well as Tom Hulce in the 1996 Disney animated adaptation. In 2010, a British researcher found evidence suggesting there was a real-life hunchbacked stone carver who worked at Notre Dame during the same period Victor Hugo was writing the novel and they may have even known one another.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Quasimodo

    kwas-i-mō′do, n. the first Sunday after Easter, Low Sunday. [From the first words of the introit for the day, 1 Peter, ii. 2; L. Quasi modo geniti infantes, as new-born babes, &c.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Quasimodo in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Quasimodo in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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