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[French san-lwee] /French sɛ̃ˈlwi/
a seaport in and the former capital of Senegal, at the mouth of the Senegal River.

St. Louis

[seynt loo-is] /ˌseɪnt ˈlu ɪs/
a port in E Missouri, on the Mississippi.
a river in NE Minnesota, flowing generally S to Lake Superior at Duluth. 160 miles (257 km) long.

Louis IX

Saint, 1214?–70, king of France 1226–70. Unabridged
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  • saint louis, or that part of it which is called by dealers in real estate the choice residence section, grew westward.

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  • The other, the saint louis company, from the first had Eads as its chief engineer.

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  • I had found out mother's address, in saint louis, by one of my old Peninsula friends getting a letter from sister.

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  • Entering the river, they soon came to saint louis, where they landed.

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  • Bishop Whitney and several others were delegated to proceed to saint louis and make the necessary purchases.

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  • Moreover, I judged you, sir, from the day on which you spoke to me at saint louis.

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  • His obsequies were celebrated in the church of saint louis des Franais.

  • I have thinks they were saying of the goodness of Saint Louis.

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British Dictionary definitions for saint louis

Saint Louis

a port in E Missouri, on the Mississippi River near its confluence with the Missouri: the largest city in the state; university; major industrial centre. Pop: 332 223 (2003 est)

Louis IX

known as Saint Louis. 1214–70, king of France (1226–70): led the Sixth Crusade (1248–54) and was held to ransom (1250); died at Tunis while on another crusade


/French sɛ̃lwi/
a port in NW Senegal, on an island at the mouth of the Senegal River: the first French settlement in W Africa (1689); capital of Senegal until 1958. Pop: 183 000 (2005 est)
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St. Louis [(saynt looh-uhs)]

The largest city in Missouri.

Note: Known as the “Gateway to the West” because of its importance as a staging area for wagon trains in the nineteenth century. The Gateway Arch, made of steel and several hundred feet high, stands in St. Louis in commemoration of this fact.
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