St. Albans

[awl-buh nz]


a city in W Hertfordshire, in SE England: Norman cathedral; battles of Wars of the Roses 1455, 1461.
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British Dictionary definitions for saint albans

Saint Albans

noun usually abbreviated to: St Albans

a city in SE England, in W Hertfordshire: founded in 948 ad around the Benedictine abbey first built in Saxon times on the site of the martyrdom (about 303 ad) of St Alban; present abbey built in 1077; Roman ruins. Pop: 82 429 (2001)Latin name: Verulamium
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