Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • An independent city of eastern Missouri on the Mississippi River just south of its confluence with the Missouri River. Settled by the French as a trading post in 1763-1764, it passed to Spain (1770), to France again (1800), and to the United States as part of the Louisiana Purchase (1803). The city has long been a major river port, railroad hub, and industrial center. It is the largest city in the state. Population: 347,000.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • I see a dispatch here from Saint Louis, which is a little difficult for me to understand.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Abraham Lincoln Writings

  • The injury will force the senior guard to miss the game at Saint Louis, which is about 45 minutes from his hometown of Washington, Mo.

    The Seattle Times

  • A key game for UD will be Saturday, Feb. 13, at Saint Louis, which is rated 104th.

    daytondailynews.com - News

  • Kamsky's chances to defy the odds and go all the way to the 2012 world championship match against India's Vishy Anand, the holder, are slim at 36 and his uneven performance in this game from Saint Louis explains why.

    Leonard Barden on Chess

  • The annual US Championship is the most valuable national contest in chess, thanks to a Saint Louis investment billionaire.

    Leonard Barden on Chess

  • This might sound a mega-snub to the sponsor but Nakamura is preparing for his 10-game match next month, also financed by Sinquefield in Saint Louis, against Ukraine's former world knock-out champion Ruslan Ponomariov.

    Leonard Barden on Chess

  • Nakamura is a Saint Louis resident and has been present this week as a spectator.

    Leonard Barden on Chess

  • In 1926, James was shot in the leg and arrested after a wild chase and shootout with Saint Louis police.

    Kill the Irishman

  • The stock of French Quarter hotels now includes the fully renovated Hotel Mazarin formerly the Saint Louis, a popular venue for courtyard weddings.

    Karen Dalton-Beninato: New Orleans Hotels Renovate in Time for Mardi Gras

  • We had a great time in Saint Louis seeing the sights -- the arch, the Budweiser factory, Laclede's Landing, Crown Candy

    Jarett Sims: A (Fun) Season to Forget

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.