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St. Pierre

[seynt pyair; French san pyer] /ˌseɪnt ˈpyɛər; French sɛ̃ ˈpyɛr/
noun
1.
a city on Réunion Island, in the Indian Ocean.
2.
a former city on Martinique, in the French West Indies: destroyed 1902, with the entire population of 26,000, by an eruption of the volcano Mt. Pelée.

St. Pierre and Miquelon

[mik-uh-lon; French meek-lawn] /ˌmɪk əˈlɒn; French mikˈlɔ̃/
noun, (used with a singular or plural verb)
1.
two small groups of islands off the S coast of Newfoundland: an overseas territory of France; important base for fishing. 3 sq. mi. (240 sq. km).
Capital: St. Pierre.
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  • The bait industry in St. Pierre is one more or less open to examination.

    The Harbor of Doubt Frank Williams
  • Nineteen years had passed since the eruption, but St. Pierre had not recovered.

    Plotting in Pirate Seas Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  • St. Pierre's only informant was his deep knowledge of the human heart.

    The Physical Life of Woman: Dr. George H Napheys
  • While he told it, they sat down with St. Pierre to breakfast.

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    George Washington Cable
  • “I got good news,” said St. Pierre, with no softening of countenance.

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    George Washington Cable
  • St. Pierre, at this period of his life, certainly did not possess them.

    Paul and Virginia Bernardin de Saint Pierre
  • Field forges were established at St. Pierre to dismount the guns.

  • But it is the tower of St. Pierre which is its glory and the boast of Normandy.

    How France Built Her Cathedrals Elizabeth Boyle O'Reilly
  • “They are awaiting our answer in St. Pierre,” said her father.

  • That day she and one of her daughters happened to be far away from St. Pierre.

    Jungle Peace William Beebe

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