- 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.
- an island in the Indian Ocean, E of Madagascar: an overseas department of France. 970 sq. mi. (2512 sq. km). Capital: St. Denis.
Examples from the Web for saint-denis
Contemporary Examples of saint-denis
In the Parisian suburb of Saint-Denis, a street was named after him.The Slain Policeman's Widow in the Mumia Abu-Jamal Case Speaks
November 8, 2010
Historical Examples of saint-denis
They are at Saint-Denis; that will be convenient for the rehearsals.Rene Mauperin
Edmond de Goncourt and Jules de Goncourt
Near Saint-Denis the woods belonging to the abbey are devastated.The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 2 (of 6)
Hippolyte A. Taine
These or portions of them are now to be found in the abbey of Saint-Denis.Old and New Paris, v. 2
Henry Sutherland Edwards
This was done in the cathedral of Saint-Denis, May 13, 1610.The book of the ladies
Pierre de Bourdeille Brantme
According to her own wish, she was taken to Saint-Denis without pomp.The Correspondence of Madame, Princess Palatine, Mother of the Regent; of Marie-Adlade de Savoie, Duchesse de Bourgogne; and of Madame de Maintenon, in Relation to Saint-Cyr
Charlotte-Elisabeth, duchesse d Orlans; Marie Adelaide, of Savoy, Duchess of Burgundy; and Madame de Maintenon
- 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)
- 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
- 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)
Word Origin and History for saint-denis
The island of Reunion, formerly known as Bourbon, was renamed during the French Revolution (1793) in commemoration of the 1792 union of revolutionaries from Marseille with the National Guard in Paris, renamed back to Bourbon after 1815, then back to the Revolutionary name after 1848.