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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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British Dictionary definitions for saint thomas

Saint Thomas

noun
1.
an island in the E Caribbean, in the Virgin Islands of the US. Capital: Charlotte Amalie. Pop: 51 181 (2000). Area: 83 sq km (28 sq miles)
2.
the former name (1921–37) of Charlotte Amalie
Usually abbreviated to 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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