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Noun: Saint Lawrence
  1. A North American river; flows into the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and the North Atlantic
    - Saint Lawrence River, St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence River
  2. (Christianity) 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)
    - Lawrence, St. Lawrence, Laurentius

Type of: martyr, river, saint

Part of: America, Canada, Great White North [N. Amer], the States, U.S., U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA

Encyclopedia: Saint Lawrence, SD