- a seaport in and the former capital of Senegal, at the mouth of the Senegal River.
- a port in E Missouri, on the Mississippi.
- a river in NE Minnesota, flowing generally S to Lake Superior at Duluth. 160 miles (257 km) long.
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Make ceaseless attack upon the furtive quibbling that the Dames de Saint-Louis keep up about their time.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
"We are no longer in the days of Saint-Louis," said the younger Simeuse.An Historical Mystery
Honore de Balzac
The man upon whose breast shone the cross of Saint-Louis bowed his head.
Philippe le Bel, who was far more of an innovator than even Saint-Louis, first gave the latter a distinct organization.Paris
I have received the royal promise, and to-day Talizac will have his commission, and also the order of Saint-Louis.The Son of Monte Christo
- a port in NW Senegal, on an island at the mouth of the Senegal River: the first French settlement in W Africa (1689); capital of Senegal until 1958. Pop: 183 000 (2005 est)
The largest city in Missouri.
Known as the “Gateway to the West” because of its importance as a staging area for wagon trains in the nineteenth century. The Gateway Arch, made of steel and several hundred feet high, stands in St. Louis in commemoration of this fact.
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