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Saint Helens,Mount
Saint Helens, Mount A volcanic peak, 2,549 m (8,363 ft) high, of the Cascade Range in southwest Washington. Before its violent eruption on May 18, 1980, it was 2,949.7 m (9,671 ...
Saint Helier
▪ Jersey, Channel Islands       chief town, resort, parish, and the capital of Jersey, in the Channel Islands. The town lies along St. Aubin's Bay opposite a tidal ...
Saint Ignace
▪ Michigan, United States  city, seat (1882) of Mackinac county, southeastern Upper Peninsula of Michigan, U.S. It lies on the Straits of Mackinac (Mackinac, Straits of) ...
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
▪ cathedral, Saint Petersburg, Russia Russian  Isaakiyevsky Sobor,         iron-domed cathedral in St. Petersburg that was designed in Russian Empire style by Auguste ...
Saint Ives
▪ Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom       town (parish), Huntingdonshire district, administrative county of Cambridgeshire, historic county of Huntingdonshire, ...
Saint James
▪ neighbourhood, Westminster, London, United Kingdom  neighbourhood of the Greater London borough of Westminster (Westminster, City of). Lying south of the Soho district, ...
Saint Jean,Lake
Saint Jean or Saint-Jean, Lake See Lake Saint John. * * *
Saint Joan
a play (1923) by G. B. Shaw. * * *
Saint John
a seaport in S New Brunswick, in SE Canada, on the Bay of Fundy. 82,976. * * * City (pop., 2001: 69,661), southern New Brunswick, Canada. It is situated on the Bay of Fundy, at ...
Saint John River
River, northeastern U.S. and southeastern Canada. Rising in northwestern Maine, it flows northeast to the Canadian border, then southeast to form that international boundary; in ...
Saint John's
I City (pop., 1991 est.: 22,000), capital of Antigua and Barbuda, West Indies. It lies on Antigua's northwestern coast. It is a resort and the island's main port, handling ...
Saint John's College
▪ college, Annapolis, Maryland, United States       private coeducational institution of higher education at Annapolis, Md., U.S.; there is also a campus in Santa Fe, ...
Saint John's University
▪ university, Jamaica, Queens, New York, United States       private, coeducational institution of higher learning in Jamaica, Queens, New York, U.S. It is sponsored by ...
Saint John, John
▪ American politician born Feb. 25, 1833, Brookville, Ind., U.S. died Aug. 31, 1916, Olathe, Kan.       U.S. politician, governor of Kansas and a leading ...
Saint John, Oliver
▪ English politician born c. 1598 died Dec. 31, 1673       English politician and one of the leaders of the Parliamentary opposition to King Charles I of ...
Saint John,Henry
Saint John, Henry. First Viscount Bolingbroke. 1678-1751. English statesman, orator, and writer. A Jacobite, he spent much of his life in exile and wrote influential political ...
Saint John,Lake
Saint John (sānt jŏn) or Saint Jean or Saint-Jean (săɴ zhäɴʹ), Lake A lake of south-central Quebec, Canada, connected by the Saguenay River with the St. Lawrence River. ...
Saint Johns River
River, northeastern Florida, U.S. It rises in the east-central part of the state and flows north parallel to the coast until it turns at Jacksonville to empty into the Atlantic ...
Saint Johns,Adela Rogers
Saint Johns (sānt jŏnzʹ, sĭnt), Adela Rogers. 1894-1988. American journalist who covered major stories for the Hearst newspapers for more than 60 years. * * *
Saint Johnsbury
▪ Vermont, United States       town (township), seat (1856) of Caledonia county, northeastern Vermont, U.S., on the Passumpsic and Moose rivers. It includes the village ...
Saint Joseph
▪ Michigan, United States  city, seat (1894) of Berrien county, southwestern Michigan, U.S. Located about 85 miles (140 km) southwest of Grand Rapids, it is a port on Lake ...
Saint Joseph River
▪ river, United States       river in north-central United States that rises near Hillsdale in south-central Michigan and flows generally west but swings south into ...
Saint Joseph's University
▪ university, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States       private, coeducational institution of higher learning in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. It is affiliated ...
Saint Kilda
▪ islands, Outer Hebrides, Scotland, United Kingdom       cluster of three small Atlantic islands in the Outer Hebrides group, Western Isles council area, Scotland, ...
Saint Kitts And Nevis
Saint Kitts and Nevis Introduction Saint Kitts and Nevis Background: First settled by the British in 1623, the islands became an associated ...
Saint Kitts and Nevis, flag of
▪ Flag History       national flag consisting of a green triangle and a red triangle separated by a diagonal black stripe with yellow fimbriations (narrow borders); ...
Saint Kitts-Nevis
officially Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis Independent nation of the Leeward Islands in the eastern Caribbean. Area: 104 sq mi (269 sq km). Population (2002 est.): ...
Saint Laurent, Louis
▪ prime minister of Canada born Feb. 1, 1882, Compton, Que., Can. died July 25, 1973, Quebec, Que.  Canadian statesman and jurist who, as Liberal prime minister in 1948–57, ...
Saint Laurent, Louis (Stephen)
born Feb. 1, 1882, Compton, Que., Can. died July 25, 1973, Quebec, Que. Prime minister of Canada (1948–57). One of Canada's most prominent lawyers, he served in the Canadian ...
Saint Laurent, Yves
▪ 2009 Yves-Henri-Donat-Mathieu Saint Laurent         French fashion designer born Aug. 1, 1936, Oran, Alg. died June 1, 2008, Paris, France was regarded as one of the ...
Saint Laurent, Yves (-Henri-Donat-Mathieu)
born Aug. 1, 1936, Oran, Alg. Algerian-born French fashion designer. He left for Paris after secondary school to pursue a fashion career and at 17 was hired as Christian Dior's ...
Saint Laurent,Louis Stephen
Saint Lau·rent (săɴ lô-räɴʹ), Louis Stephen. 1882-1973. Canadian politician who served as prime minister (1948-1957). His administration was marked by the entry of ...
Saint Lawrence
▪ county, New York, United States       county, northern New York state, U.S., bordered to the northwest by Ontario, Can., the St. Lawrence River (Saint Lawrence River ...
Saint Lawrence Islands National Park
▪ national park, Ontario, Canada       national park covering an area of mainland, islands, and islets in southeastern Ontario province, Can., on the St. Lawrence River ...
Saint Lawrence River
River, southern Quebec and southeastern Ontario, Canada. It flows northeast out of Lake Ontario into the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and is about 760 mi (1,225 km) long. It passes ...
Saint Lawrence River and Seaway
▪ river, North America Introduction  hydrographic system of east-central North America. It connects the North River (source of the St. Louis River, in the U.S. state of ...
Saint Lawrence Seaway
U.S.-Canadian waterway and lock system. Located along the upper St. Lawrence River, it links the Atlantic Ocean with the Great Lakes. Its construction, carried out in 1954–59, ...
Saint Lawrence,Gulf of
Saint Lawrence (sānt), Gulf of An arm of the northwest Atlantic Ocean off southeast Canada bordered by New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, and Quebec. It is connected ...
Saint Leger
▪ horse race       one of the English Triple Crown races and, with the Derby, the Two Thousand Guineas, the One Thousand Guineas, and the Oaks, one of the Classic horse ...
Saint Leger, Sir Anthony
▪ English lord deputy of Ireland Saint Leger also spelled  Sentleger   born c. 1496 died March 16, 1559, Ulcombe, Kent, Eng.       English lord deputy of Ireland ...
Saint Léonard
Saint Lé·o·nard or Saint-Lé·o·nard (sānt' lĕnʹərd, săɴ lā-ō-närʹ) A city of southern Quebec, Canada, a residential suburb of Montreal. Population: 79,429. * * *
Saint Louis
City (pop., 2000: 348,189), east-central Missouri, U.S. Located on the Mississippi River below its confluence with the Missouri River, it was founded by Auguste Chouteau in 1764 ...
Saint Louis Post-Dispatch
▪ American newspaper       morning daily newspaper published in St. Louis, Mo., one of the most prestigious newspapers in the United States and a dominant voice of the ...
Saint Louis University
▪ university, Saint Louis, Missouri, United States       private, coeducational institution of higher learning in St. Louis, Mo., U.S. It is affiliated with the Jesuit ...
Saint Louis Zoo
▪ zoo, Saint Louis, Missouri, United States        zoo in St. Louis (Saint Louis), Mo., U.S., built on the grounds of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition (St. Louis ...
Saint Louis-San Francisco Railway Company
▪ American railway byname  The Frisco,         railroad with lines in nine southern and central U.S. states before it merged with Burlington Northern, ...
Saint Lucia
Saint Lucia Introduction Saint Lucia Background: The island, with its fine natural harbor at Castries, was contested between England and ...
Saint Lucia Game Reserve
▪ game reserve, South Africa       sanctuary on the northeastern coast of KwaZulu/Natal province, South Africa. It encompasses Lake St. Lucia, a shallow, H-shaped lagoon ...
Saint Lucia, flag of
▪ Flag History       national flag consisting of a blue field (background) with a central triangular emblem of yellow, black, and white. The flag's width-to-length ...
Saint Margaret's Church
▪ church, London, United Kingdom       church in the London borough of Westminster (Westminster, City of), since 1614 the official church of the House of Commons ...
Saint Mark's Basilica
or San Marco Basilica Church in Venice built to house the remains of St. Mark. The basilica originally built for this purpose, begun in 829, was burned during a revolt in 976; ...
Saint Martin
Dutch Sint Maarten Island, Leeward Islands, eastern West Indies. Located northwest of Saint Kitts and Nevis, it covers an area of 33 sq mi (85 sq km). Discovered by Christopher ...
Saint Martin's summer
mild, warm weather similar to Indian summer, occurring in November. [1585-95; from the occurence of such weather around the feast of St. Martin, celebrated on November 11] * * *
Saint Martinville
▪ Louisiana, United States       city, seat (1811) of St. Martin parish, southern Louisiana, U.S. It lies on Bayou Teche, about 10 miles (16 km) southeast of ...
Saint Mary's
▪ county, Maryland, United States       county, southern Maryland, U.S. It consists of a tidewater peninsula bordered by the Patuxent River to the northeast, ...
Saint Marylebone
▪ neighbourhood, London, United Kingdom also called  Marylebone,        neighbourhood of the City of Westminster (Westminster, City of), London. Formerly (until ...
Saint Marys City
▪ Maryland,United States       historic district and village, St. Mary's county, southern Maryland, U.S., on St. Marys River some 15 miles (25 km) southeast of ...
Saint Marys River
▪ river, North America       outlet for Lake Superior, forming part of the boundary between Michigan, U.S., and Ontario, Can. Flowing east, then south, for 70 miles (110 ...
Saint Michael and Saint George, The Most Distinguished Order of
▪ British knighthood       British order of knighthood founded in 1818 by the Prince Regent, later King George IV, to commemorate the British protectorate over the ...
Saint Michael's Mount
▪ island, England, United Kingdom       granite island about 400 yards (365 metres) offshore in Mount's Bay on the English Channel, in the western part of the county of ...
Saint Moritz
▪ Switzerland French  Saint-Moritz , German  Sankt Moritz , Romansh  San Murezzan    town, or Gemeinde (commune), Graubünden canton, southeastern Switzerland. Saint ...
Saint Nicholas
Saint Nicholas n. SANTA CLAUS: cf. NICHOLAS2 Saint: also Saint Nick * * *
Saint Nicholas Day
▪ feast day       feast day (December 6) of St. Nicholas (Nicholas, Saint), patron saint of Russia and Greece, of a number of cities, and of sailors and children, among ...
Saint Olaf College
▪ college, Northfield, Minnesota, United States       private coeducational institution of higher learning in Northfield, southeastern Minnesota, U.S. It is a liberal ...
Saint Patrick's Day
March 17, observed by the Irish in honor of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. * * * ▪ feast day   feast day (March 17) of St. Patrick (Patrick, Saint), patron saint ...
Saint Paul
City (pop., 2000: 287,151), capital of Minnesota, U.S. It is in the eastern part of the state, on the Mississippi River just east of Minneapolis, with which it forms the Twin ...
Saint Paul River
River, western Africa. Rising in southeastern Guinea, its upper reach forms part of the border between Guinea and Liberia. It enters Liberia north of Gbarnga and discharges into ...
Saint Paul's Cathedral
Cathedral of the Church of England in London. The present building is a domed church of great openness designed in a restrained style that combines elements of Neoclassical, ...
Saint Paul's School
▪ school, London, United Kingdom       one of the major public (i.e., privately endowed) schools (public school) in England. It was founded in 1509 by John Colet ...
Saint Peter Port
▪ Guernsey, Channel Islands French  Saint-Pierre-Port   chief town, resort, parish, and capital of Guernsey, Channel Islands, located on the east coast of the island of ...
Saint Peter's Basilica
Present church of St. Peter's in Rome, begun by Pope Julius II in 1506 and completed in 1615. It is the church of the popes and one of the world's largest churches. It was built ...
Saint Peter's College
▪ college, Jersey City, New Jersey, United States       private, coeducational institution of higher learning in Jersey City, New Jersey, U.S. It is a liberal arts ...
Saint Petersburg
I City (pop., 2000: 248,232), west-central Florida, U.S. It lies near the tip of Pinellas Peninsula, adjacent to Tampa Bay. Settled in 1876, it became in the late 1940s one of ...
Saint Petersburg porcelain
▪ pottery ware       pottery ware produced from 1744 to the present day by the principal Russian (Russia) factory, the Imperial Porcelain Factory (from 1925, the M.V. ...
Saint Petersburg State University
▪ university, Saint Petersburg, Russia formerly  (1924–91) Leningrad State University,  Russian  Sankt Peterburgsky Gosudarstvenny Universitet, or Leningradsky ...
Saint Phalle, Catherine Marie-Agnes Fal de
▪ 2003 “Niki”        French-born artist (b. Oct. 29, 1930, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France—d. May 21, 2002, La Jolla, Calif.), first gained public attention with her ...
Saint Phalle,Niki de
Saint Phalle (sānt' fälʹ, săɴ), Niki de. Born 1930. French sculptor who gained recognition in the 1960s for creating paint-container sculptures designed to burst and ...
Saint Pierre And Miquelon
Saint Pierre and Miquelon Introduction Saint Pierre and Miquelon Background: First settled by the French in the early 17th century, the ...
Saint Stephen's Cathedral
▪ cathedral, Vienna, Austria also called  Stephansdom , or  Stephanskirche        cathedral in Vienna that was burned out in the course of the Battle of Vienna in ...
Saint Stephen's Crown
▪ Hungarian crown       greatly venerated crown of Hungary, the symbol of Hungarian nationhood, without which no sovereign was truly accepted by the Hungarian people. ...
Saint Swithin's Day
▪ weather folklore       (July 15), one of the several days from which, in folklore, the weather for a subsequent period is dictated. In popular belief, if it rains on ...
Saint Thomas
Chief island (pop., 1990: 48,000), U.S. Virgin Islands. Located east of Puerto Rico, it covers an area of 32 sq mi (83 sq km). The capital, Charlotte Amalie, has a ...
Saint Valentine's Day
Saint Valentine's Day n. Feb. 14, observed in honor of a martyr of the 3d cent. and, coincidentally, as a day for sending valentines to sweethearts, schoolmates, etc. * * *
Saint Valentine's Day Massacre
▪ United States history       (Feb. 14, 1929), mass murder of a group of unarmed bootlegging gang members in Chicago. The bloody incident dramatized the intense rivalry ...
Saint Valentine's Day.
See Valentine Day. * * *
Saint Vincent
▪ island, West Indies       island of the Windward (Windward Islands) group in the Lesser Antilles in the eastern Caribbean Sea, about 20 miles (32 km) southwest of ...
Saint Vincent And The Grenadines
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Introduction Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Background: Disputed between France and the United Kingdom ...
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, flag of
▪ Flag History       vertically striped blue-yellow-green national flag with three green lozenges (diamonds) in the centre. The flag's width-to-length ratio is 2 to ...
Saint Vincent, Cape
Cape, Portugal. Located at the southwesternmost point of Portugal, the cape was known to the Greeks and Romans as Promontorium Sacrum ("Sacred Point") because of a shrine there. ...
Saint Vincent, Gulf
Triangular inlet of the Indian Ocean, southeast Australia. It is on the coast of South Australia between Yorke Peninsula and the mainland. About 90 mi (145 km) long and 45 mi ...
Saint Vincent,Cape
Saint Vincent, Cape A promontory at the southwest extremity of Portugal. Prince Henry the Navigator established (c. 1420) an observatory and a school of navigation nearby. * * *
Saint Vitus' dance
Saint Vitus' dance [vī′təs] n. 〚after St. Vitus, 3d-c. patron saint of persons having chorea〛 CHOREA: also St. Vitus's dance * * *
Saint Vitus's dance
/vuy"teuh siz/. See St. Vitus's dance. Also, Saint Vitus' dance. * * *
saint's day
a day of celebration commemorating a particular saint. [1400-50; late ME] * * *
saint'sday
saint's day (sānts) n. pl. saints' days A day in a liturgical calendar that is observed in honor of a saint. * * *
Saint-Acheul
▪ France       locality near Amiens in the Somme River valley, Somme département, Picardy région, northern France. Saint-Acheul is the type locality at which a ...
Saint-Affrique
▪ France       town, Aveyron département, Midi-Pyrénées région, southern France. The town is situated about 60 miles (96 km) northwest of Béziers on the ...
Saint-Amand-les-Eaux
▪ France also called  Saint-Amand        town and spa, Nord département, Nord-Pas-de-Calais région, northern France. It lies at the junction of the Elnon River ...
Saint-Amand-les-Eaux ware
▪ earthenware and porcelain       tin-glazed earthenware and porcelain made in the French town of that name in the 18th and 19th centuries. The factory was begun in 1718 ...
Saint-Amand-Montrond
▪ France also spelled  Saint-Amand-Mont-Rond        town, Cher département, Centre région, central France. The town, which is situated some 25 miles (40 km) ...
Saint-Amant, Marc-Antoine Girard, sieur de
▪ French poet born c. Sept. 30, 1594, Rouen, France died Dec. 29, 1661, Paris       one of the most original and interesting of French early 17th-century poets and one ...
Saint-André, André Jeanbon
▪ French clergyman born Feb. 25, 1749, Montauban, France died Dec. 10, 1813, Mainz, Mont-Tonnerre, French empire       French Protestant clergyman who became a member ...
Saint-André, Jacques d'Albon, seigneur de
▪ French official (lord of) born c. 1505 died Dec. 19, 1562, Dreux, Fr.       favourite of King Henry II of France, who made him successively member of the royal ...
Saint-Andrew's-cross
▪ plant       (Hypericum hypericoides), plant of the family Hypericaceae, native to southeastern North America and Central America, sometimes cultivated for its ...
Saint-Arnaud, Armand-Jacques Leroy de
▪ French military officer born Aug. 20, 1798, Paris, France died Sept. 29, 1854, at sea en route to France  army officer and later marshal of France who was minister of war ...
Saint-Barthélemy
Saint-Bar·thél·e·my (săɴ-bär-tāl-mēʹ) or Saint Bar·thol·o·mew (sānt bär-thŏlʹə-myo͞o') Familiarly known as Saint Barts (bärts). An island of the French ...
Saint-Benoît-sur-Loire
▪ France       village, Loiret département, Centre région, north-central France. It lies on the right bank of the Loire River, 25 miles (40 km) east of Orléans. The ...
Saint-Brieuc
▪ France       town, capital of Côtes d'Armor département, Brittany région, northwestern France. It is situated on a promontory between the ravines of the Gouët ...
Saint-Césaire
▪ anthropological and archaeological site, France       paleoanthropological site in southwestern France where in 1979 the remains of a young adult male Neanderthal ...
Saint-Cloud
▪ France       town, Hauts-de-Seine département, Île-de-France région, northern France. It is a western residential suburb of Paris, located on the left bank of the ...
Saint-Cloud porcelain
Soft-paste porcelain made in Saint-Cloud, France, from the last quarter of the 17th century until 1766. Much of the yellowish or creamy off-white porcelain was influenced by ...
Saint-Cyr
▪ military academy, Coëtquidan, France in full  École Spéciale Militaire De Saint-cyr,         French national military academy at Coëtquidan, founded in ...
Saint-Denis
Saint-De·nis (săɴ-də-nēʹ) 1. A city of north-central France, an industrial suburb of Paris. Dating from early Christian times as a place of pilgrimage, it is the site of a ...
Saint-Denis, Louis Juchereau de
▪ French-Canadian explorer Saint-Denis also spelled  Saint-Denys  born Sept. 17, 1676, Beauport, Quebec died June 11, 1744, Natchitoches, Louisiana Territory [now in ...
Saint-Denis, Michel
▪ French director byname  Jacques Duchesne  born Sept. 13, 1897, Beauvais, France died July 31, 1971, London, Eng.       French director, producer, teacher, and ...
Saint-Dié
▪ France in full  Saint-Dié-des-Vosges        town, Vosges département, Lorraine région, northeastern France. It lies on the Meurthe River, southeast of Nancy. A ...
Saint-Dizier
▪ France       town, Haute-Marne département, Champagne-Ardenne région, northeastern France, on the Marne River and the Canal de la Marne à la Saône, northeast of ...
Saint-Étienne
Saint-É·tienne (săɴ-tā-tyĕnʹ) A city of southeast-central France southwest of Lyon. It has been a textile-producing center since the 11th century. Population: 199,528. * ...
Saint-Eustache
▪ Quebec, Canada       town, Laurentides region, southern Quebec province, Canada, on the Mille-Îles River, opposite Laval (Île Jésus). Settled in the 18th century, ...
Saint-Évremond, Charles de Marguetel de Saint-Denis, Seigneur de
▪ French author born 1614?, Saint-Denis-le-Gast, France died Sept. 20, 1703, London, Eng.       French gentleman of letters and amateur moralist who stands as a ...
Saint-Exupéry
/saonn teg zyuu pay rddee"/, n. Antoine de /ahonn twannn" deuh/ 1900-45, French author and aviator. * * *
Saint-Exupéry, Antoine (-Marie-Roger) de
born June 29, 1900, Lyon, France died July 31, 1944, in flight over the Mediterranean French aviator and writer. He flew as a commercial, test, and military reconnaissance ...
Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de
▪ French author in full  Antoine-Marie-Roger de Saint-Exupéry  born June 29, 1900, Lyon died July 31, 1944, in flight over the Mediterranean  French aviator and writer ...
Saint-Exupéry,Antoine de
Saint-Ex·u·pé·ry (săɴ-tĕg-zo͞o-pā-rēʹ, -zü-), Antoine de. 1900-1944. French writer and aviator best known for his fairy tale The Little Prince (1943). * * *
Saint-Gaudens
/saynt gawd"nz/, n. Augustus, 1848-1907, U.S. sculptor, born in Ireland. * * *
Saint-Gaudens, Augustus
born March 1, 1848, Dublin, Ire. died Aug. 3, 1907, Cornish, N.H., U.S. Irish-born U.S. sculptor. Son of an Irish mother and a French father, he was brought to the U.S. in ...
Saint-Gaudens,Augustus
Saint-Gau·dens (sānt-gôdʹnz), Augustus. 1848-1907. Irish-born American sculptor noted for his heroic monuments, including the standing figure of Abraham Lincoln in Chicago ...
Saint-Germain, Claude-Louis, comte de
▪ French general (count of) born April 15, 1707, Château de Vertamboz, Fr. died Jan. 15, 1778, Paris       French general who sought reforms in the French ...
Saint-Germain, comte de
▪ French adventurer (count of) born c. 1710 died Feb. 27, 1784?, Eckernförde, Schleswig?       18th-century adventurer, known as der Wundermann (“the ...
Saint-Germain, Treaty of
(1919) Treaty ending World War I between Austria and the Allied Powers. Signed at Saint-Germain-en-Laye, near Paris, on Sept. 10, 1919, it came into force on July 16, 1920. It ...
Saint-Germain-en-Laye
▪ France       town, a western suburb of Paris, Yvelines département, Île-de-France région, north-central France. It is on the left bank of the Seine River, ...
Saint-Gobain-Pont-à-Mousson, Compagnie de
▪ French company       leading French manufacturer and distributor of construction materials, packaging, and containers.       Saint-Gobain traces its origins to ...
Saint-Hubert
Saint-Hubert [san tü ber′] town in S Quebec, Canada: part of metropolitan Montreal: pop. 77,000 * * * ▪ Quebec, Canada       former city, Montérégie region, ...
Saint-Jean, Lac
Lake, south-central Quebec, Canada. A shallow lake, it has an area of 387 sq mi (1,003 sq km) and discharges into the Saguenay River. In the 20th century logging operations on ...
Saint-Jean-de-Luz
▪ France       town, Pyrénées-Atlantiques département, Aquitaine région, southern France, on the Bay of Biscay. It lies on the right bank of the Nivelle River, ...
Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne, Agreement of
▪ Europe [1917]       (April 1917), pact concluded at Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne, on the French-Italian border, between Great Britain, France, and Italy to reconcile ...
Saint-John Perse
orig. Marie-René-Auguste-Aléxis Saint-Léger Léger born May 31, 1887, Saint-Léger-les Feuilles, Guad. died Sept. 20, 1975, Presqu'ile-de-Giens, France French poet and ...
Saint-John's-wort
Saint-John's-wort [sānt jänz′wʉrt] n. 〚after Saint JOHN1 + WORT2: reason for name uncert.〛 any of a genus (Hypericum) of ornamental plants of the Saint-John's-wort ...
Saint-Just
/saonn zhyuust"/, n. Louis Antoine Léon de /lwee ahonn twannn" lay awonn" deuh/, 1767-94, French revolutionist. * * *
Saint-Just, Louis (-Antoine-Léon) de
born Aug. 25, 1767, Decize, France died July 28, 1794, Paris French Revolutionary leader. In support of the French Revolution, he wrote the radical Esprit de la révolution et ...
Saint-Just, Louis Antoine Léonde
Saint-Just (săɴ-zho͞ostʹ, -zhüstʹ), Louis Antoine Léon de. 1767-1794. French revolutionary. Active during the Reign of Terror, he was tried and executed with his ...
Saint-Just, Louis de
▪ French revolutionary Introduction in full  Louis-Antoine-Léon de Saint-Just  born August 25, 1767, Decize, France died July 28, 1794, Paris  controversial ideologue of ...
Saint-Laurent
Saint-Laurent [san lō̂ ran′] city in SW Quebec, Canada, on Montreal Island: pop. 74,000 * * *
Saint-Laurent du Maroni
▪ French Guiana       port, northwest French Guiana, on the east bank of the Maroni River opposite Albina, Suriname. It was formerly headquarters of the country's penal ...
Saint-Laurent,Yves
Saint-Lau·rent (săɴ-lô-ränʹ), Yves. Originally Henri Donat Matthieu. Born 1936. Algerian-born French fashion designer who pioneered ready-to-wear fashions and adapted ...
Saint-Léon, (Charles-Victor-) Arthur (-Michel)
born Sept. 17, 1821, Paris, Fr. died Sept. 2, 1870, Paris French dancer, choreographer, and violinist. He trained with his ballet-master father and toured extensively ...
Saint-Léon, Arthur
▪ French dancer original name in full  Charles-Victor-Arthur Michel  born September 17, 1821, Paris, France died September 2, 1870, Paris       French dancer, ...
Saint-Léonard
Saint-Léonard [san lā ō̂ nar′] town in S Quebec, Canada: part of metropolitan Montreal: pop. 71,000 * * *
Saint-Lô
Saint-Lô (sānt'lōʹ, săɴ-) A town of northwest France west of Caen. Its capture on July 18, 1944, played a pivotal role in the Allied invasion of Europe during World War ...
Saint-Louis
Fr. /saonn lwee"/, n. a seaport in and the former capital of Senegal, at the mouth of the Senegal River. 81,204. * * * ▪ Senegal Wolof  Ndar        island city and ...
Saint-Malo
Saint-Ma·lo (săɴ-mə-lōʹ) A town of northwest France northwest of Nantes on the Gulf of Saint-Malo, an inlet of the English Channel. Founded on the site of a 6th-century ...
Saint-Malo, Gulf of
Gulf of the English Channel, France. Indenting the northern coast of Brittany, the gulf extends from the island of Bréhat to the peninsula of Cotentin, Normandy. It includes ...
Saint-Martin
▪ overseas collectivity, France  overseas collectivity of France on the island of Saint Martin, Lesser Antilles, in the eastern Caribbean Sea. The collectivity of ...
Saint-Martin, Louis-Claude de
▪ French philosopher born Jan. 18, 1743, Amboise, Fr. died Oct. 13, 1803, Aulnay       French visionary philosopher who was one of the leading exponents of illuminism, ...
Saint-Maur-des-Fossés
Saint-Maur-des-Fos·sés (săɴ-môr-dā-fô-sāʹ) A city of north-central France, a residential and industrial suburb of Paris. Population: 80,811. * * * ▪ ...
Saint-Maurice River
River, southern Quebec, Canada. It is 325 mi (523 km) long and a major tributary of the Saint Lawrence River, flowing south from Gouin Reservoir into the St. Lawrence at Trois ...
Saint-Mihiel
Saint-Mi·hiel (sānt-mē-yĕlʹ, săɴ-) A village of northeast France on the Meuse River east of Paris. The World War I battle here (September 12-14, 1918) was the first ...
Saint-Nazaire
Saint-Na·zaire (săɴ-nä-zĕrʹ) A city of west-central France at the mouth of the Loire River west of Nantes. Built on the ruins of an ancient Gallo-Roman town, it was an ...
Saint-Omer
▪ France       town, Pas-de-Calais département, Nord-Pas-de-Calais région, northeastern France. It lies along the canalized Aa River and is 22 miles (36 km) ...
Saint-Ouen
▪ France       town, northern industrial suburb of Paris, Seine-Saint-Denis département, Île-de-France région, north-central France. It is bounded to the northwest ...
Saint-Pierre
▪ Martinique       town and small port on the island of Martinique, in the West Indies. Founded in 1635 by French settlers, it was the island's commercial centre until ...
Saint-Pierre and Miquelon
French overseas territorial collectivity (pop., 1993 est.: 6,000). It consists of two islands in the Atlantic Ocean off the southern coast of Newfoundland, Can. Miquelon has an ...
Saint-Pierre, Charles-Irénée Castel, abbé de
▪ French author original name  Charles-irénée Castel   born Feb. 13, 1658, Saint-Pierre-Église, Fr. died April 29, 1743, Paris       influential French publicist ...
Saint-Porchaire faience
▪ earthenware also called  Henri Deux Ware, or Faïence Dʾoiron,         lead-glazed earthenware (inaccurately called faience, or tin-glazed ware) made in the second ...
Saint-Quentin
▪ France       town, Aisne département, Picardy région, northeastern France. The town is situated on the slopes of a hill on the right bank of the Somme River at its ...
Saint-Saë ns, (Charles) Camille
born Oct. 9, 1835, Paris, France died Dec. 16, 1921, Algiers French composer. Astonishingly gifted from childhood, with a phenomenal memory (at his debut piano recital at age ...
Saint-Saëns
/saonn sahonns", -sahonn"/, n. Charles Camille /shannrddl kann mee"yeu/, 1835-1921, French composer and pianist. * * *
Saint-Saëns, Camille
▪ French composer in full  Charles-Camille Saint-Saëns  born Oct. 9, 1835, Paris, France died Dec. 16, 1921, Algiers [Algeria]       composer chiefly remembered for ...
Saint-Saëns,Charles Camille
Saint-Saëns (săɴ-säɴsʹ, -säɴʹ), Charles Camille. 1835-1921. French composer whose works include symphonies, operas, and symphonic poems, including Danse Macabre ...
Saint-Simon
/saonn see mawonn"/, n. 1. Comte de, 1760-1825, French philosopher and social scientist. 2. Louis de Rouvroy /lwee deuh rddooh vrddwann"/, 1675-1755, French soldier, diplomat, ...
Saint-Simon, (Claude-) Henri (de Rouvroy, comte) de
born Oct. 17, 1760, Paris, France died May 19, 1825, Paris French social theorist. He joined the French army at age 17 and was sent to aid the colonists in the American ...
Saint-Simon, Henri de
▪ French social reformer Introduction in full  Claude-Henri de Rouvroy, Comte (count) de Saint-Simon  born Oct. 17, 1760, Paris, Fr. died May 19, 1825, Paris  French social ...
Saint-Simon, Louis de Rouvroy, Duke de
▪ French author born Jan. 15, 1675, Paris, Fr. died March 2, 1755, Paris  soldier and writer, known as one of the great memoirists of France. His Mémoires are an important ...
Saint-Simon,Comte de
Saint-Si·mon (săɴ-sē-mōɴʹ), Comte de Title of Claude Henri de Rouvroy. 1760-1825. French thinker who advocated a society governed by technocrats, in which poverty would ...
Saint-Simon,Duc de
Saint-Simon, Duc de Title of Louis de Rouvroy. 1675-1755. French diplomat and writer whose memoirs of the court of Louis XIV are a valuable historical source. * * *
Saint-Tropez
/san'treuh pay"/; Fr. /saonn trddaw pay"/, n. a town in SE France, on the French Riviera: beach resort. 4523. * * *
Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche
▪ town, France       town, Haut-Vienne département, Limousin région, west-central France. It is the main centre in France for quarrying kaolin (china clay), and ...
Saint.
For entries beginning with this word, see also St., Ste. * * *
SaintAgnes' Eve
Saint Ag·nes' Eve (ăgʹnĭs, -nĭ-sĭz) n. January 20th, considered especially in the British Isles to be the night on which young women dream of their future husbands. * * *
SaintAlbans
Saint Al·bans (ôlʹbənz) A municipal borough of southeast England northwest of London. It was founded as an abbey town in 793 on the site of the Roman settlement of ...
SaintAndrew's cross
Saint Andrew's cross n. 1. A cross shaped like the letter X. 2. A shrubby New World plant (Hypericum hypericoides) having four-petaled yellow flowers. * * *
SaintAndrews
Saint An·drews (ănʹdro͞oz) A burgh of eastern Scotland southeast of Dundee on Saint Andrews Bay, an inlet of the North Sea. Chartered in 1160, it was an ecclesiastical ...
SaintAnthony's cross
Saint Anthony's cross n. See tau cross. * * *
SaintAnthony's fire
Saint Anthony's fire n. See erysipelas.   [From the belief that Saint Anthony's intercession could cure it.] * * *
SaintAugustine
Saint Au·gus·tine (ôʹgə-stēn') A city of northeast Florida on the Atlantic Ocean south-southeast of Jacksonville. Founded by the Spanish in 1565, it is the oldest ...
SaintBernard
Saint Ber·nard (bər-närdʹ) PhotoDisc, Inc. n. Any of a breed of large strong dog developed in Switzerland, having a thick brown and white coat, originally used by monks of ...
SaintCatharines
Saint Cath·a·rines (kăthʹə-rĭnz', kăthʹrĭnz) A city of southeast Ontario, Canada, on the Welland Ship Canal southeast of Hamilton. Founded in 1790, it is an industrial ...
SaintCharles
Saint Charles A city of eastern Missouri on the Missouri River northwest of St. Louis. Settled by French traders in 1769, it was the state capital from 1821 to 1826. Population: ...
SaintChristopher-Nevis
Saint Chris·to·pher-Ne·vis (krĭs'tə-fər-nēʹvĭs, -nĕvʹĭs) See Saint Kitts and Nevis. * * *
SaintClair Shores
Saint Clair Shores A city of southeast Michigan, a residential suburb of Detroit. Population: 68,107. * * *
SaintCloud
Saint Cloud A city of central Minnesota on the Mississippi River northwest of Minneapolis. Population: 48,812. * * *
SaintCroix
Saint Croix (kroi) An island of the U.S. Virgin Islands in the West Indies east of Puerto Rico. Discovered by Columbus in 1493, it was controlled successively by Holland, ...
SaintCroix River
Saint Croix River 1. A river, about 264 km (164 mi) long, rising in northwest Wisconsin and flowing generally south along the Minnesota border to the Mississippi River southeast ...
saintdom
saint·dom (sāntʹdəm) n. The condition or quality of being a saint. * * *
Sainte Anne de Beaupré
Sainte Anne de Beau·pré or Sainte-Anne-de-Beau·pré (sānt ăn' də bō-prāʹ, săɴ-tăn) A village of southern Quebec, Canada, on the St. Lawrence River northeast of ...
Sainte Genevieve
▪ Missouri, United States       city, seat (1812) of Sainte Genevieve county, eastern Missouri, U.S. It lies along the Mississippi River, opposite Kellogg, Ill., ...
Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré
Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré [san tȧn də bō prā′] village in S Quebec, Canada, on the St. Lawrence: site of a Rom. Catholic shrine (established 1658): pop. 3,000 * * * ▪ ...
Sainte-Beuve
/saonnt buev"/, n. Charles Augustin /shannrddl oh gyuu staonn"/, 1804-69, French literary critic. * * *
Sainte-Beuve, Charles-Augustin
born Dec. 23, 1804, Boulogne, France died Oct. 13, 1869, Paris French literary historian and critic. In 1825 he began contributing critical articles to periodicals. In essays ...
Sainte-Beuve,Charles Augustin
Sainte-Beuve (săɴt-bœvʹ), Charles Augustin. 1804-1869. French literary critic and historian noted for his biographical approach to literature. His works include Port-Royal ...
Sainte-Claire Deville, Henri-Étienne
▪ French chemist born March 11, 1818, St. Thomas, Danish Virgin Islands died July 1, 1881, Boulogne, France       French chemical researcher who invented the first ...
Sainte-Foy
Sainte-Foy [sant fwä′] city in S Quebec, Canada: suburb of Quebec City: pop. 72,000 * * * ▪ Quebec, Canada       former city, Québec region, southern Quebec ...
Sainte-Thérèse
▪ Quebec, Canada       city, Laurentides region, southern Quebec province, Canada. It lies along the Montreal-Laurentian Autoroute. The parish of Sainte-Thérèse, ...
sainted
/sayn"tid/, adj. 1. enrolled among the saints. 2. being a saint in heaven. 3. sacred or hallowed. 4. like a saint; saintly. [1590-1600; SAINT + -ED2] * * *
SainteFoy
Sainte Foy or Sainte-Foy (sānt foiʹ, săɴt fwäʹ) A city of southern Quebec, Canada, a suburb of Quebec City. Population: 68,883. * * *
SaintElmo's fire
Saint El·mo's fire (ĕlʹmōz) n. A visible electric discharge on a pointed object, such as the mast of a ship or the wing of an airplane, during an electrical storm. Also ...
Saintes
▪ France       town, Charente-Maritime département, Poitou-Charentes région, western France. It lies along the Charente River, 47 miles (76 km) southeast of La ...
Saintes, Battle of the
▪ West Indies [1782]       (April 12, 1782), in the American Revolution, major British naval victory in the West Indies, ending the French threat to British possessions ...
Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer
▪ France also called  Les Saintes-Maries        village of the Camargue, Bouches-du-Rhône département, Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur (Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur) ...
SaintEustatius
Saint Eu·sta·ti·us (sānt yo͝o-stāʹshəs, -shē-əs) An island of the Netherlands Antilles in the Leeward Islands of the West Indies northwest of St. Kitts. Settled ...
saintfoin
/saynt"foyn/, n. sainfoin. * * *
SaintFrancis River
Saint Francis River A river, about 756 km (470 mi) long, rising in southeast Missouri and flowing generally southward in a meandering course to the Mississippi River in eastern ...
SaintGall
Saint Gall (sānt gôlʹ, gälʹ, säɴ gälʹ) See Sankt Gallen. * * *
SaintGeorge's
Saint George's (sānt jôrʹjəz) The capital of Grenada, on the southwest coast of the island in the Windward Islands of the West Indies. Population: 7,500. * * *
SaintGeorge's Channel
Saint George's Channel A strait between western Wales and southeast Ireland. It connects the Atlantic Ocean with the Irish Sea. * * *
SaintGotthard
Saint Gott·hard (gŏtʹərd) A range of the Lepontine Alps in south-central Switzerland. It is crossed by Saint Gotthard Pass, 2,115.2 m (6,935 ft) high. * * *
SaintHelena
Saint He·le·na (hə-lēʹnə) A volcanic island in the southern Atlantic Ocean west of Angola. Together with Ascension and Tristan da Cunha, it forms the British dependency ...
SaintHelens
Saint Hel·ens (hĕlʹənz) A borough of northwest England east-northeast of Liverpool. It is an important center of glass manufacture. Population: 180,216. * * *
sainthood
/saynt"hood/, n. 1. the character or status of a saint. 2. saints collectively. Also saintdom /saynt"deuhm/. [1540-50; SAINT + -HOOD] * * *
SaintHubert
Saint Hu·bert or Saint-Hu·bert (sānt' hyo͞oʹbərt, săɴ ü-bĕrʹ) A town of southern Quebec, Canada, a suburb of Montreal east of the St. Lawrence River. Population: ...
SaintJean
Saint Jean or Saint-Jean (săɴ zhäɴʹ) or Saint Johns (sānt jŏnzʹ) A city of southern Quebec, Canada, on the Richelieu River southeast of Montreal. Founded in 1666, it ...
SaintJohn
I. Saint John1 (sānt) An island of the U.S. Virgin Islands in the West Indies east of Puerto Rico. Discovered by Columbus in 1493, it passed to various European powers before ...
SaintJohn River
Saint John River A river, about 673 km (418 mi) long, rising in northern Maine and flowing northeast into New Brunswick, Canada, then generally southeast into the Bay of Fundy. ...
SaintJohn's
Saint John's (sānt jŏnz) 1. also Saint Johns The capital of Antigua and Barbuda, on the northern coast of Antigua in the Leeward Islands of the West Indies. Tourism is ...
SaintJohn's Eve
Saint John's Eve n. See Midsummer Eve. * * *
SaintJohn's wort
Saint John's wort also Saint John's·wort (jŏnzʹwûrt', -wôrt') n. Any of various herbs or shrubs of the genus Hypericum, having yellow flowers with five petals and numerous ...
SaintJohns
Saint Johns (jŏnz) 1. See Saint Jean. 2. See Saint John's. * * *
SaintJohns River
Saint Johns River A river, about 459 km (285 mi) long, of northeast Florida flowing generally north to Jacksonville then east to the Atlantic Ocean. * * *
SaintJoseph
Saint Joseph A city of northwest Missouri on the Missouri River north-northwest of Kansas City. Laid out in 1843 on the site of a trading post founded in 1826, it became the ...
SaintJoseph River
Saint Joseph River A river, about 338 km (210 mi) long, of southwest Michigan and northwest Indiana flowing generally west, south, west, and northwest into Lake Michigan. * * *
SaintKitts and Nevis
Saint Kitts and Ne·vis (kĭts; nēʹvĭs, nĕvʹĭs) also Saint Chris·to·pher-Ne·vis (krĭs'tə-fər-nēʹvĭs, -nĕvʹĭs) An island country in the Leeward Islands of the ...
SaintLaurent
Saint Lau·rent or Saint-Lau·rent (sănt' lô-rĕntʹ, săɴ lô-ränʹ) A city of southern Quebec, Canada, an industrial suburb of Montreal. Population: 65,900. * * *
SaintLawrence River
Saint Lawrence River A river of southeast Canada flowing about 1,207 km (750 mi) northeast from Lake Ontario along the Ontario-New York border and through southern Quebec to the ...
SaintLawrence Seaway
Saint Lawrence Seaway An international waterway, about 3,781 km (2,350 mi) long, consisting of a system of canals, dams, and locks in the St. Lawrence River and connecting ...
saintliness
See saintly. * * *
SaintLouis
Saint Lou·is (sānt lo͞oʹĭs) An independent city of eastern Missouri on the Mississippi River just south of its confluence with the Missouri River. Settled by the French as ...
SaintLouis encephalitis
Saint Lou·is encephalitis (sānt lo͞oʹĭs) n. A viral encephalitis occurring in parts of North America and transmitted by a culex mosquito.   [After Saint Louis, ...
SaintLouis Park
Saint Louis Park A city of southeast Minnesota, an industrial suburb of Minneapolis. Population: 43,787. * * *
SaintLouis River
Saint Louis River A river, about 257 km (160 mi) long, of northeast Minnesota flowing southwest then southeast to Lake Superior. * * *
SaintLucia
Saint Lu·cia (lo͞oʹshə, lo͞o-sēʹə) An island country of the West Indies in the Windward Islands south of Martinique. The island was probably sighted by Columbus in ...
saintly
—saintliness, n. /saynt"lee/, adj., saintlier, saintliest. pertaining to, like, or befitting a saint: saintly lives. [1650-60; SAINT + -LY] * * *
SaintMaarten
Saint Maar·ten (märʹtn) See Saint Martin. * * *
SaintMartin
Saint Mar·tin or Saint Maar·ten (märʹtn) An island of the West Indies in the western Leeward Islands. Administration of the island is divided between the French overseas ...
SaintMarys River
Saint Mar·ys River (mârʹēz) 1. A river, about 282 km (175 mi) long, rising in southeast Georgia in the Okefenokee Swamp and flowing eastward along the Georgia-Florida border ...
SaintMaurice
Saint Mau·rice or Saint-Mau·rice (sānt' môrʹĭs, -mŏrʹ-, săɴ mô-rēsʹ) A river, about 523 km (325 mi) long, of southern Quebec, Canada, flowing south and southeast ...
SaintMoritz
Saint Mo·ritz (sānt' mə-rĭtsʹ, săɴ mô-rētsʹ) A city of southeast Switzerland on the Inn River in the Upper Engadine. It is noted as a skiing resort and was the site ...
SaintNicholas
Saint Nicholas or Saint Nick (sānt) n. Santa Claus. * * *
Saintonge
▪ historical region, France       former province of western France, covering most of the present département of Charente-Maritime. Its chief city was Saintes. ...
SaintPatrick's Day
Saint Patrick's Day n. March 17, observed in the United States and Ireland by some Christians in honor of Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. * * *
SaintPaul
Saint Paul The capital of Minnesota, in the southeast part of the state on the Mississippi River adjacent to Minneapolis. Founded on the site of an early fur-trading post, it ...
SaintPeters
Saint Pe·ters (pēʹtərz) A city of eastern Missouri west-northwest of St. Louis, of which it is a residential suburb. Population: 45,779. * * *
SaintPetersburg
Saint Pe·ters·burg (pēʹtərz-bûrg') 1. Formerly (1924-1991) Len·in·grad (lĕnʹĭn-grăd') and (1914-1924) Pet·ro·grad (pĕtʹrə-grăd'). A city of northwest Russia on ...
SaintPierre
Saint Pi·erre or Saint-Pi·erre (sānt' pîrʹ, pē-ârʹ, săɴ pyĕrʹ) The capital of St. Pierre and Miquelon, on St. Pierre Island in the northern Atlantic Ocean. ...
SaintPierre and Miquelon
Saint Pierre and Mi·que·lon (mĭkʹə-lŏn', mē-klôɴʹ) A French island group and overseas department in the northern Atlantic Ocean south of Newfoundland, Canada. The ...
saints, communion of
▪ Christian theology Latin  Communio Sanctorum,         in Christian theology, the fellowship of those united to Jesus Christ in Baptism; the phrase is first found in ...
Saintsbury
/saynts"beuh ree/, n. George Edward Bateman /bayt"meuhn/, 1845-1933, English literary critic and historian. * * *
Saintsbury, George
▪ British critic and historian in full  George Edward Bateman Saintsbury  born October 23, 1845, Southampton, Hampshire, England died January 28, 1933, Bath, ...
Saintsbury, George (Edward Bateman)
born Oct. 23, 1845, Southampton, Hampshire, Eng. died Jan. 28, 1933, Bath, Somerset English literary historian and critic. When the school at which he was teaching failed in ...
saintship
/saynt"ship/, n. the qualities or status of a saint. [1600-10; SAINT + -SHIP] * * *
SaintThomas
Saint Thomas (sānt) An island of the U.S. Virgin Islands in the West Indies east of Puerto Rico. Discovered and named by Columbus in 1493, it was settled by the Dutch in 1657 ...
SaintValentine's Day
Saint Valentine's Day (sānt) n. February 14, celebrated in various American and European countries by the exchange of valentines or love tokens. Also called Valentine's ...
SaintVincent
Saint Vincent An island of St. Vincent and the Grenadines in the central Windward Islands of the West Indies. Visited by Columbus in 1498, the island proved difficult to ...
SaintVincent and the Grenadines
Saint Vincent and the Gren·a·dines (grĕn'ə-dēnzʹ) An island country in the central Windward Islands of the West Indies. It comprises St. Vincent Island and the northern ...
SaintVitus' dance
Saint Vi·tus' dance also Saint Vi·tus's dance (vīʹtəs, -tə-sĭz) n. See Sydenham's chorea.   [AfterSaint Vitus, third-century A.D. Christian martyr.] * * *


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