laurentius, saint

Laurentius

[law-ren-shee-uhs, -shuhs]
noun
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laurentius

noun
Roman martyr; supposedly Lawrence was ordered by the police to give up the church's treasure and when he responded by presenting the poor people of Rome he was roasted to death on a gridiron (died in 258) [syn: Lawrence
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