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St. Laurent

[san law-rahn]
  1. Louis Ste·phen [lwee ste-fen] /lwi stɛˈfɛn/, 1882–1973, prime minister of Canada 1948–57.
  2. Yves (Ma·thieu) [eev-ma-tyœ] /iv maˈtyœ/, 1936–2008, French fashion designer.
  3. a city in S Quebec, in E Canada, W of Montreal.
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Examples from the Web for saint-laurent

Historical Examples

  • The screen of Saint-Laurent was considered a chef-d'œuvre of architecture.

    Rouen, It's History and Monuments

    Thodore Licquet

  • Nine o'clock struck as the silent couple repassed the church of Saint-Laurent.

  • Saint-Laurent being dead, Pennautier was appointed to his office of receiver-general for the clergy.

    Princes and Poisoners

    Frantz Funck-Brentano

  • I am accused of having poisoned Saint-Laurent, added Pennautier; but has it been so much as proved that he died of poison?

    Princes and Poisoners

    Frantz Funck-Brentano

  • On the right bank, at Saint-Laurent, they constructed an entrenched camp.

British Dictionary definitions for saint-laurent


  1. Yves (iv), full name Yves-Mathieu. 1936–2008, French couturier: popularized trousers for women for all occasions
  2. Louis. 1882–1973, Canadian politician; prime minister of Canada (1948–57)
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