American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth 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.
“By then it was time for Memphis in May, which was followed by the Saint Louis Senior Olympics and, finally, the duathlon in Sylvania, Ohio.”
“Before returning to Spokane, I asked permission to visit my parents in Saint Louis to celebrate their fifty-fifth wedding anniversary.”
“My parents gave me the choice between going to school at Visitation Academy or another private school where the society in Saint Louis sent their daughters.”
“Mike Barron left his teaching position at Saint Louis University School of Medicine after our deployment and opened a family practice.”
“The Buder name is emblazoned on many Saint Louis edifices—county library, school, park, office building, and student center on the Maryville University campus—because of my father and his father.”
“He was studying for his medical degree at Saint Louis University.”
“Next winter, we were eager to try out Art Hill, so named because the Saint Louis Art Museum was perched at the top.”
“After their engagement, he insisted that they wait to marry until he graduated from Washington University in Saint Louis with his law degree, which he did at age twenty-eight when she, in turn, was a legal twenty-one.”
“Maybe you should hear that someone is softhearted only after you at least know if they came from Saint Louis or Michigan.”
“The Provincial, the Sister who headed all the houses in the Saint Louis Province, knew by now how important it was for me to see my grandfather.”
Looking for tweets for Saint Louis.