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St. Quentin

[seynt kwen-tn; French san kahn-tan]
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  1. a city in N France, on the Somme: retaken from the Germans 1918.
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Historical Examples

  • The night fell and all were dying with hunger, for there had been no meal since Saint-Quentin.

    Louis XIV and La Grande Mademoiselle

    Arvede Barine

  • One was of the day before a battle, I think it was Saint-Quentin.

    A Hilltop on the Marne

    Mildred Aldrich

  • He led it to the siege of Saint-Quentin, a place considered as one of the bulwarks of the kingdom.

  • At length, on the 27th of August, the enemy entered Saint-Quentin by shoals.

  • In 1911 it was the principal question discussed at their national convention at Saint-Quentin.


British Dictionary definitions for saint-quentin

Saint-Quentin

noun usually abbreviated to: St-Quentin
  1. a town in N France, on the River Somme: textile industry. Pop: 59 066 (1999)
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