St. Martin

[ seynt mahr-tn, -tin; French san mar-tan ]
/ ˌseɪnt ˈmɑr tn, -tɪn; French sɛ̃ marˈtɛ̃ /

noun

an island in the N Leeward Islands, in the E West Indies, divided in two parts: the N section is a dependency of Guadeloupe, 20 sq. mi. (52 sq. km); the S section is an administrative part of the Netherlands Antilles, 17 sq. mi. (44 sq. km).

Definition for st. martin (2 of 3)

Martin
[ mahr-tn ]
/ ˈmɑr tn /

noun

Definition for st. martin (3 of 3)

Martin I

noun

Saint,died a.d. 655, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 649–655.
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British Dictionary definitions for st. martin (1 of 2)

Martin
/ (ˈmɑːtɪn) /

noun

British Dictionary definitions for st. martin (2 of 2)

martin
/ (ˈmɑːtɪn) /

noun

any of various swallows of the genera Progne, Delichon, Riparia, etc, having a square or slightly forked tailSee also house martin

Word Origin for martin

C15: perhaps from St Martin, because the birds were believed to migrate at the time of Martinmas
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Medicine definitions for st. martin

Martin
[ märtn ]
Lillien Jane 1851-1943

American psychologist who is noted for her pioneering work in gerontology.
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