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St. James

a town on N Long Island, in SE New York.

St. James's Palace

[seynt jeym-ziz, suh nt] /ˌseɪnt ˈdʒeɪm zɪz, sənt/
a palace in London, England: the royal residence from the time of Henry VIII until the accession of Victoria.
Also called St. James's. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The houses clustered more thickly about the village, and over the rusting foliage peeped the white spire of St. James Church.

    Within the Capes Howard Pyle
  • His rooms in St. James's Street are full of them every night.

    The Manxman Hall Caine
  • Your studio in St. James's Street is the lounging-place for curled darlings!

    Amazing Grace Kate Trimble Sharber
  • As soon as the house is ready in St. James' Square, we must go there.

    Is He Popenjoy? Anthony Trollope
  • I am not aware that any claimant has been named as a rival to St. James.

    The Bertrams Anthony Trollope

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