Definition for saint augustine (2 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for saint augustine (1 of 2)
noun usually abbreviated to: St Augustine
British Dictionary definitions for saint augustine (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for saint augustine
c.1400 in reference to members of the religious order named for St. Augustine the Great (354-430), bishop of Hippo.
Culture definitions for saint augustine
An important teacher in the Christian church, who lived in the fourth and fifth centuries. After a dramatic conversion to Christianity, Augustine became a bishop. He is a saint of the Roman Catholic Church. His works include The City of God and his autobiography, Confessions.