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Saint-Pierre

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/ (French sɛ̃ pjɛr) /
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noun usually abbreviated to: St-Pierre
a town on the coast of the French island of Martinique, destroyed by the eruption of Mont Pelée in 1902 with the loss of about 30 000 lives; later partly rebuilt
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British Dictionary definitions for Saint-Pierre (2 of 2)

Saint-Pierre2
/ (French sɛ̃pjɛr) /

noun
Jacques Henri Bernardin de (ʒak ɑ̃ri bɛrnardɛ̃ də). 1737–1814, French author; his work, which was greatly influenced by the writings of Rousseau, includes Voyage à l'Île de France (1773), Études de la nature (1784, 1788), and La chaumière indienne (1791)
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