|Saint Gall (French sɛ̃ ɡal, zaŋkt ˈɡalən)|
|1.||a canton of NE Switzerland. Capital: St Gall. Pop: 455 200 (2002 est). Area: 2012 sq km (777 sq miles)|
|2.||a town in NE Switzerland, capital of St Gall canton: an important educational centre in the Middle Ages. Pop: 72 626 (2000)|
Irish monk who helped spread Irish influence while introducing Christianity to western Europe.
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