- a city in E Missouri, near St. Louis.
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With dusk approaching, the massive crowd marched north on Florissant.
Johnson is the first cop not wearing riot gear and carrying an assault rifle to walk down Florissant in the past few days.
The fossil-beds at Florissant are one of the most famous of fossil-deposits.The Rocky Mountain Wonderland
Enos A. Mills
In 1821, the little community of Florissant sent out its first offshoot.Venerable Philippine Duchesne
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At length, however, she came within pistol-shot of the Florissant, and poured in a broadside which did great execution.
On board the Florissant one hundred and eighty men were slain and three hundred wounded.
Florissant is an old Spanish town not far from St. Louis, founded soon after the latter.