Definition for saint-jean (2 of 2)
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It is of circular shape, reckoning all the islands discovered from the spot where the Saint-Jean Baptiste cast anchor.Celebrated Travels and Travellers|Jules Verne
If it is left on the right hand and the foot of the Saint-Jean hills followed, the cemetery is soon reached.Madame Bovary|Gustave Flaubert
Dying soldiers couldn't take Saint-Jean d'Acre, though they rushed at it three times with generous and martial obstinacy.
This circumstance may give some idea of the narrowness of the Saint-Jean gate and the ease with which it could be blocked.Scenes from a Courtesan's Life|Honore de Balzac
He beheld below him, a frightful thing, the roof of Saint-Jean le Rond, as small as a card folded in two.Notre-Dame de Paris|Victor Hugo