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English noun: St. Lawrence

1. St. 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, Saint Lawrence


Instance hypernymmartyr, saint


Domain categoryChristian religion, Christianity

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


SynonymsSaint Lawrence, Saint Lawrence River, 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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