St. Pierre

[ seynt pyair; French san pyer ]
/ ˌseɪnt ˈpyɛər; French sɛ̃ ˈpyɛr /
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noun

a city on Réunion Island, in the Indian Ocean.
a former city on Martinique, in the French West Indies: destroyed 1902, with the entire population of 26,000, by an eruption of the volcano Mt. Pelée.

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St. Pierre and Miquelon

[ mik-uh-lon; French meek-lawn ]
/ ˌmɪk əˈlɒn; French mikˈlɔ̃ /

noun (used with a singular or plural verb)

two small groups of islands off the S coast of Newfoundland: an overseas territory of France; important base for fishing. 3 sq. mi. (240 sq. km). Capital: St. Pierre.
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British Dictionary definitions for saint-pierre (1 of 2)

Saint-Pierre

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/ (French sɛ̃ pjɛr) /

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

British Dictionary definitions for saint-pierre (2 of 2)

Saint-Pierre

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/ (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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