[ French san-lwee ]

  1. a seaport in and the former capital of Senegal, at the mouth of the Senegal River.

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How to use Saint-Louis in a sentence

  • Very early on the morning of to-day I did go unto the cathedral, for this is the going-away day of Saint Louis in 1270.

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  • I know a successful businessman in Saint Louis, an owner of monopolies, on the profits of which he plays at being a Socialist.

British Dictionary definitions for Saint Louis (1 of 2)

Saint Louis

/ (ˈlʊɪs) /

nounusually abbreviated to: St Louis
  1. a port in E Missouri, on the Mississippi River near its confluence with the Missouri: the largest city in the state; university; major industrial centre. Pop: 332 223 (2003 est)

British Dictionary definitions for Saint-Louis (2 of 2)


/ (French sɛ̃lwi) /

nounusually abbreviated to: St-Louis
  1. 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)

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