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English noun: Saint Lawrence

1. Saint Lawrence (person) Roman martyr; supposedly Lawrence was ordered by the police to give up the church's treasure and when he responded by presenting the poor people of Rome he was roasted to death on a gridiron (died in 258)

SynonymsLaurentius, Lawrence, St. Lawrence

Instance hypernymmartyr, saint

Domain categoryChristian religion, Christianity

2. Saint Lawrence (object) a North American river; flows into the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and the North Atlantic

SynonymsSaint Lawrence River, St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence River

Instance hypernymriver

Part meronymAmerica, Canada, the States, U.S., U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA

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