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[vin-suh nt] /ˈvɪn sənt/
Saint, died a.d. 304, Spanish martyr: patron saint of winegrowers.
a male given name: from a Latin word meaning “conquering.”. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Vincent, and all that was known of her past was the fact of her being an orphan.
Word Origin and History for 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.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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