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saint andrew the apostle
  • n  (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; brother of Peter; patron saint of Scotland
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saint anselm
  • n  an Italian who was a Benedictine monk; was archbishop of Canterbury from 1093 to 1109; one of the founders of scholasticism; best known for his proof of the existence of God
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saint anthony's fire
  • n  any of several inflammatory or gangrenous skin conditions
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saint athanasius
  • n  (Roman Catholic Church) Greek patriarch of Alexandria who championed Christian orthodoxy against Arianism; a church father, saint, and Doctor of the Church (293-373)
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saint augustine
  • n  (Roman Catholic Church) one of the great Fathers of the early Christian church; after a dramatic conversion to Christianity he became bishop of Hippo Regius in North Africa; St. Augustine emphasized man's need for grace (354-430)
  • n  a resort city in northeastern Florida; the oldest city in the United States
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saint baeda
  • n  (Roman Catholic Church) English monk and scholar (672-735)
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saint beda
  • n  (Roman Catholic Church) English monk and scholar (672-735)
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saint bede
  • n  (Roman Catholic Church) English monk and scholar (672-735)
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saint benedict
  • n  Italian monk who founded the Benedictine order about 540 (480-547)
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saint bernard
  • n  a Swiss alpine breed of large powerful dog with a thick coat of hair used as a rescue dog
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saint boniface
  • n  (Roman Catholic Church) Anglo-Saxon missionary who was sent to Frisia and Germany to spread the Christian faith; was martyred in Frisia (680-754)
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saint bride
  • n  Irish abbess; a patron saint of Ireland (453-523)
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saint bridget
  • n  Irish abbess; a patron saint of Ireland (453-523)
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saint brigid
  • n  Irish abbess; a patron saint of Ireland (453-523)
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saint bruno
  • n  (Roman Catholic Church) a French cleric (born in Germany) who founded the Carthusian order in 1084 (1032-1101)
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saint christopher
  • n  Christian martyr and patron saint of travellers (3rd century)
  • n  the largest of the islands comprising Saint Christopher-Nevis
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saint christopher-nevis
  • n  a country on several of the Leeward Islands; located to the east southeast of Puerto Rico; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1983
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saint cloud
  • n  a town in central Minnesota on the Mississippi River; granite quarries
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saint crispin
  • n  patron saint of shoemakers; he and his brother were martyred for trying to spread Christianity (3rd century)
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saint cyril
  • n  Greek missionary; the invention of the Cyrillic alphabet is attributed to him (826-869)
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