follow Dictionary.com

Get the details behind our redesign

Saint Maurice

[san maw-rees] /sɛ̃ mɔˈris/
noun
1.
a river in S Quebec, Canada, flowing S and SE to the St. Lawrence River at Three Rivers: lower course in valley called La Mauricie. 325 miles (523 km) long.
Also, Saint-Maurice.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Encyclopedia Article for saint maurice river

Saint Maurice

Christian soldier whose alleged martyrdom, with his comrades, inspired a cult still practiced today. Among those martyred with him were SS. Vitalis, Candidus, and Exuperius. He is the patron saint of the Vatican's Swiss Guard.

Learn more about Saint Maurice with a free trial on Britannica.com
Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
Cite This Source

Word of The Day

Difficulty index for Saint Maurice

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for saint

5
6
Scrabble Words With Friends