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St. Thomas

noun
1.
an island in the Virgin Islands of the U.S., in the E West Indies. 32 sq. mi. (83 sq. km).
2.
a city in SE Ontario, in S Canada.
3.
former name of Charlotte Amalie.

Aquinas

[uh-kwahy-nuh s] /əˈkwaɪ nəs/
noun
1.
Saint Thomas ("the Angelic Doctor") 1225?–74, Italian scholastic philosopher: a major theologian of the Roman Catholic Church.
Related forms
Aquinist, noun
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  • I didn't really guess what he was up to until we had landed at St. Thomas.

    A New Sensation Albert Ross
  • His name has a Norwegian sound, and reminds us of St. Thomas of that surname.

    The Library Andrew Lang
  • Let us take boldly the passage from St. Thomas in which he lays down the law of almsgiving.

    Mediaeval Socialism Bede Jarrett
  • Then about ten we approached St. Thomas for the second time.

    Ladies-In-Waiting Kate Douglas Wiggin
  • Moreover, St. Thomas goes on, man has not merely the present moment to consider.

    Mediaeval Socialism Bede Jarrett
  • St. Thomas gave to the poor the money intrusted to him by the king.

    The Worship of the Church Jacob A. Regester
  • Gladly we left this place so wretched, and proceeded to St. Thomas.

    Torrey's Narrative William Torrey
  • And the patriarch of St. Thomas is there what the pope is here.

British Dictionary definitions for St. Thomas

Aquinas

/əˈkwaɪnəs/
noun
1.
Saint Thomas. 1225–74, Italian theologian, scholastic philosopher, and Dominican friar, whose works include Summa contra Gentiles (1259–64) and Summa Theologiae (1267–73), the first attempt at a comprehensive theological system. Feast day: Jan 28 See also Thomism
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