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St. Laurent

[san law-rahn] /sɛ̃ lɔˈrɑ̃/
noun
1.
Louis Stephen
[lwee ste-fen] /lwi stɛˈfɛn/ (Show IPA),
1882–1973, prime minister of Canada 1948–57.
2.
Yves (Mathieu)
[eev-ma-tyœ] /iv maˈtyœ/ (Show IPA),
1936–2008, French fashion designer.
3.
a city in S Quebec, in E Canada, W of Montreal.
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  • Just opposite the entrance to the public library is another instance of barbarous neglect: the Church of St. Laurent.

    The Story of Rouen Sir Theodore Andrea Cook
  • We demanded an explanation, and his reply was that this was St. Laurent du Pont, and as far as he could take us.

  • Did it shed light upon the mysteries of the caves of Picpus, the skeletons of St. Laurent?

  • St. Laurent du Pont is situated at the opening of the narrow gorge leading to the wild solitude where the monastery is built.

  • To-day one may see his tomb in the parish church of St. Laurent.

    Rambles on the Riviera Francis Miltoun
  • The ground won at St. Laurent was retained in spite of repeated German counter-attacks.

    1914 John French, Viscount of Ypres
  • Jerry's tone indicated the completeness of his contempt for the whole proceedings at St. Laurent.

  • They soon left the bastille behind them and met near St. Laurent, an advance post that covered the convoy.

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