St. Malo

[ sanma-loh ]

noun
  1. a fortified seaport in NW France, on the Gulf of St. Malo: resort; surrendered by German forces August 1944.

  2. Gulf of, an arm of the English Channel in NW France. 60 miles (97 km) wide.

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How to use St. Malo in a sentence

  • A judicial inquiry had taken place at St. Malo, for the purpose of ascertaining what had become of the coast-guardman, number 619.

    Toilers of the Sea | Victor Hugo
  • We would go off to St. Malo,—for a week, and I gave orders that he should make the necessary arrangements to get permits.

    Man and Maid | Elinor Glyn
  • And—sure enough—from the direction of France, and boiling along under full canvas, rolled two privateersmen of St. Malo.

  • Meanwhile the two privateers of St. Malo had captured the frigate as she lay helpless; a white flag beckoning for a prize crew.

  • So the wild man from St. Malo was very happy, and he and his owners pocketed a good, round sum of money.