St. Denis

[ seynt den-is; for 2, 3 also French san duh-nee ]
/ ˌseɪnt ˈdɛn ɪs; for 2, 3 also French sɛ̃ dəˈni /


Ruth,1880?–1968, U.S. dancer.
a suburb of Paris in N France: famous abbey, the burial place of many French kings.
a seaport in and the capital of Réunion island, in the Indian Ocean.

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[ ree-yoon-yuh n; French rey-y-nyawn ]
/ riˈyun yən; French reɪ üˈnyɔ̃ /


an island in the Indian Ocean, E of Madagascar: an overseas department of France. 970 sq. mi. (2512 sq. km). Capital: St. Denis. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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/ (French sɛ̃dni) /

noun usually abbreviated to: St-Denis

a town in N France, on the Seine: 12th-century Gothic abbey church, containing the tombs of many French monarchs; an industrial suburb of Paris. Pop: 85 832 (1999)
the capital of the French overseas region of Réunion, a port on the N coast. Pop: 131 557 (1999)

British Dictionary definitions for saint-denis (2 of 3)


/ (riːˈjuːnjən) /


the act or process of coming together again
the state or condition of having been brought together again
a gathering of relatives, friends, or former associates

British Dictionary definitions for saint-denis (3 of 3)


/ (riːˈjuːnjən, French reynjɔ̃) /


an island in the Indian Ocean, in the Mascarene Islands: an overseas region of France, having been in French possession since 1642. A number of far-flung and uninhabited islands, some located on the opposite side of Madagascar, were also politically part of Réunion until 2007, when they were transferred to the French Southern and Antarctic Territories. Capital: Saint-Denis. Pop: 767 000 (2004 est). Area: 2510 sq km (970 sq miles)
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