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St. Vincent

noun
1.
an island in the S Windward Islands, in the SE West Indies: part of the state of St. Vincent and the Grenadines; a member of the former West Indies Associated States. 133 sq. mi. (345 sq. km).
2.
a former British colony comprising this island and the N Grenadines.
3.
Cape, the SW tip of Portugal: naval battle 1797.

Vincent

[vin-suh nt] /ˈvɪn sənt/
noun
1.
Saint, died a.d. 304, Spanish martyr: patron saint of winegrowers.
2.
a male given name: from a Latin word meaning “conquering.”.
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Word Origin and History for St. Vincent

Vincent

masc. proper name, from French, shortened from Latin Vincentius, from vincens "conquering," from vincere "to overcome" (see victor). The name of a 3c. martyr, it was introduced in England c.1200.

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