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Saint Augustine

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Noun

1. augustine, augustine of hippo, saint augustine, st. augustine

(Roman Catholic Church) one of the great Fathers of the early Christian church; after a dramatic conversion to Christianity he became bishop of Hippo Regius in North Africa; St. Augustine emphasized man's need for grace (354-430)

2. saint augustine, st. augustine

a resort city in northeastern Florida; the oldest city in the United States

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Saint Augustine

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noun usually abbreviated to: St Augustine
a resort in NE Florida, on the Intracoastal Waterway: the oldest town in North America (1565); the northernmost outpost of the Spanish colonial empire for over 200 years. Pop: 11 915 (2003 est)

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Saint Augustine

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A city of northeast Florida on the Atlantic Ocean south-southeast of Jacksonville. Founded by the Spanish in 1565, it is the oldest permanent European settlement in the United States. The city was strategically important from 1586, when Sir Francis Drake burned it, until the Civil War, when it was occupied by Union troops.

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