[ si-bas-chuhn ]


  1. Saint, died a.d. 288?, Roman martyr.
  2. a male given name.


/ sɪˈbæstjən /


  1. Sebastian, Saint?288MRomanRELIGION: martyrRELIGION: saint Saint. died ?288 ad , Christian martyr. According to tradition, he was first shot with arrows and then beaten to death. Feast day: Jan 20

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The grains of sand analogy lives on, but as Sebastian and research reporter Kirsten Berg discovered, it’s been updated for the 21st century.

Sebastian recounts the tale of Hu Ji, a cop from Wuhan who plots to deploy an “emotional bomb” that he hopes will persuade a purported fugitive living in New Jersey to fly home voluntarily.

Sebastian’s account of Ji’s operations makes for quite a saga, and that’s no coincidence.

As they set out into the Gulf of Mexico, Sebastian imagined all the amazing things they might find.

Interest in Reels spiked when it debuted, based on the number of times users searched for it on Google, according to Sebastian.

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A few years back, Belle and Sebastian even penned a song, “Suicide Girl,” about a woman trying to audition to be one.

Sebastian Vidal, a field coordinator for MSF, told NPR he was “flabbergasted” at the lack of international response.

Billy jokes about it now, saying it was like being on a date with Sebastian Cabot.

The report also names the administrator of one such targeted directory, a German computer science student named Sebastian Hahn.

“Bob has proposed,” Jerry Hall tells diarist Sebastian Shakespeare.

Sebastian Brandt died; counsellor of Strassburg, a lawyer, and author of a curious poem.

The market-place was instantly devoted; it was down in a few seconds, and a chapel to St. Sebastian begun.

The first and eldest parish is that of St. Sebastian; the church dedicated to whom is the royal chapel, the only one I saw to-day.

Sebastian Joseph de Pontchasteau, a French author, died; remarkable for the singularity of his acts of devotion and charity.

In the Catacomb of St. Sebastian was also found a small terra cotta horse of rude design, dappled with coloured spots.


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