Definitions

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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

  • First she phoned the Hanksville branch of the Bureau of Land Management BLM and left a message; then she called the St. George police and filed a report.

    Between a Rock and a Hard Place

  • The centre of the projected town he called St. George's Square: in this he intended to rear a church and town hall, and the quarters of the main guard: the open space he designed for a market.

    The History of Tasmania, Volume I

  • Ralph lived in a neighborhood called St. George, on the northeastern tip of the island overlooking Upper New York Bay with a postcard view of Manhattan just across the water.

    Crystal Death

  • Toby at Three Lives was the first to introduce me to the concept of Book and Lovers Day, April 23 -- the traditional birthdate of both Cervantes and Shakespeare, and the feast day of St. George, which is celebrated with gifts of books and flowers in Barcelona.

    Archive 2008-04-10

  • It will either be tomorrow or the next day here in the town of St. George, which is the county seat of Washington County, where he will say that he is, indeed, Warren Jeffs.

    CNN Transcript Sep 5, 2006

  • They probably sat at the foot of Mount Aegaleos, opposite the islet of St. George, that is, the northernmost mooring point of the Greek fleet.

    The Battle of Salamis

  • Fisheries, and the Sogeries, and any number of other "eries," why not re-name St. George's Hall "The Drolleries?"

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 99, July 12, 1890

  • The principal town in Grenada is St. George, which is situated on

    Jack in the Forecastle or, Incidents in the Early Life of Hawser Martingale

  • You might fly the "flag and Jack white, with a red cross (commonly called St. George's cross) passing quite through the same"; likewise the "ensign red, with the cross in a canton of white at the upper corner thereof, next to the staff"; but if you presumed to display His Majesty's Jack, commonly called the

    The Press-Gang Afloat and Ashore

  • Thence it is half a day's journey to St. George, which is Ludd [71], where there lives one Jew, who is a dyer.

    The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela

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