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St. Vincent

noun
1.
an island in the S Windward Islands, in the SE West Indies: part of the state of St. Vincent and the Grenadines; a member of the former West Indies Associated States. 133 sq. mi. (345 sq. km).
2.
a former British colony comprising this island and the N Grenadines.
3.
Cape, the SW tip of Portugal: naval battle 1797.

Vincent

[vin-suh nt] /ˈvɪn sənt/
noun
1.
Saint, died a.d. 304, Spanish martyr: patron saint of winegrowers.
2.
a male given name: from a Latin word meaning “conquering.”.
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  • Will Mr. Grandon come at once to Mr. St. Vincent, who is ill in bed?

    Floyd Grandon's Honor

    Amanda Minnie Douglas
  • "But nothing is done," St. Vincent cries, with gasping eagerness.

    Floyd Grandon's Honor

    Amanda Minnie Douglas
  • St. Vincent dozes off again when the passion is a little spent.

    Floyd Grandon's Honor

    Amanda Minnie Douglas
  • Does she, too, think he had his covetous eye on the St. Vincent fortune?

    Floyd Grandon's Honor

    Amanda Minnie Douglas
  • The products of St. Vincent and Dominica are similar to those of the other islands.

    Commercial Geography

    Jacques W. Redway
Word Origin and History for St. Vincent

Vincent

masc. proper name, from French, shortened from Latin Vincentius, from vincens "conquering," from vincere "to overcome" (see victor). The name of a 3c. martyr, it was introduced in England c.1200.

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