/ (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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/ (French sɛ̃pjɛr) /
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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How to use Saint-Pierre in a sentence
The rector of Saint-Pierre-aux-Boeufs relies upon him; he is the provost of that quarter.Catherine de' Medici|Honore de Balzac
The creation of our descriptive vocabulary is one of Bernardin de Saint-Pierre's greatest glories.Louis XIV and La Grande Mademoiselle|Arvede Barine
Not only had he not read Bernardin de Saint-Pierre's romance, nor any others, but he had never been in love.Conscience, Complete|Hector Malot
Though thus of benevolence all compact, Saint-Pierre was not the favorite of his age.Charles Sumner; his complete works; Volume 2 (of 20)|Charles Sumner
Wherever men speak of patriotism and sacrifice, Eustace de Saint-Pierre shall be beloved and remembered.Women of Medival France|Pierce Butler