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  • proper n. Patron saint of England and several other places; legendary killer of a dragon.

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  • n. Christian martyr; patron saint of England; hero of the legend of Saint George and the Dragon in which he slew a dragon and saved a princess (?-303)

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Examples

  • At a place called Saint George he died, and his men, confounded at the death of him who was the life of them all, embalmed his body and set sail for England.

    The Complete Project Gutenberg Writings of Charles Dudley Warner

  • They consist of four principal islands, the chief of which is called Saint George, and other smaller ones.

    Salt Water The Sea Life and Adventures of Neil D'Arcy the Midshipman

  • Independent — “that is, if your worship thinks you would be better accommodated here than up at the house of entertainment in the town, which men unprofitably call Saint George’s Inn. There is but confined accommodation here, your honour — and we have been frayed out of our lives already by the visitation of Satan — albeit his fiery dart is now quenched.”

    Woodstock

  • Urban and suburban development is rapidly expanding in the Saint George area.

    Ecoregions of Utah (EPA)

  • Then we went down the mountain to Saint George church and through town to the Basilica.

    It was snowing and I had ice cream almost everyday!

  • Sabaea, daughter of the King of Egypt, who fled before him; while a martial Saint George, grotesquely armed with a goblet for a helmet, and a spit for a lance, ever and anon interfered, and compelled the monster to relinquish his prey.

    The Abbot

  • If it is meant by this appearance of confidence to circumvent and to blind me, till he execute some of his politic schemes, by Saint George of

    Quentin Durward

  • Burgundy, their liege lord, upon the subject of imports and immunities and that they had repeatedly broken out into open mutiny, whereat the Duke was so much incensed, as being a man of a hot and fiery nature, that he had sworn, by Saint George, on the next provocation, he would make the city of

    Quentin Durward

  • If it was thought necessary to show more clearly the nature of the conflict, it might be indicated by the pennon of Saint George being displayed at one end of the lists, and that of Saint Andrew at the Other.

    Death of the Laird's Jock

  • “By Saint George, there thou brokest thy lance fairly on my brow,” said the King.

    The Talisman

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