St. Denis

[ seynt den-is; for 2, 3 also French sanduh-nee ]

  1. Ruth, 1880?–1968, U.S. dancer.

  2. a suburb of Paris in N France: famous abbey, the burial place of many French kings.

  1. a seaport in and the capital of Réunion island, in the Indian Ocean.

Words Nearby St. Denis Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use St. Denis in a sentence

  • He went to the river, drank a long draft, and looking round, saw the distant waves of the people in a sea coming out of St. Denis.

    Balsamo, The Magician | Alexander Dumas
  • The famous Suger, the minister of a powerful king, built the abbey of St. Denis.

  • They arrived, at length, at a serrurier's shop, placed in an alley near the Porte St. Denis.

    Night and Morning, Complete | Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Go, tell no man to unarm himself; and let them shoot, in case of necessity, as sharply on those who cry France and St. Denis!

    Quentin Durward | Sir Walter Scott
  • In a sad hour of affliction the spirit of St. Denis appeared to her, and told her he would be her protector ever afterwards.