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Saint Lawrence   /seɪnt lˈɔrəns/   Listen
Saint Lawrence

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).  Synonyms: Laurentius, Lawrence, St. Lawrence.
A North American river; flows into the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and the North Atlantic.  Synonyms: Saint Lawrence River, St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence River.

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"Saint Lawrence" Quotes from Famous Books

... lift my head, See New England underspread, South from Saint Lawrence to the Sound, From Katskill east to the sea-bound. Anchored fast for many an age, I await the bard and sage, Who, in large thoughts, like fair pearl-seed, Shall string Monadnoc like a bead. Comes that cheerful troubadour, ...
— Poems - Household Edition • Ralph Waldo Emerson

Words linked to "Saint Lawrence" :   US, river, U.S.A., United States of America, United States, USA, Christianity, Canada, America, U.S., Christian religion, martyr, saint, the States

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