from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A name formerly given to a member of one of the monastic fraternities following the rule of St. Augustine. See Augustinian.
  • noun [lowercase] A silver coin of Mexico, the dollar or peso, of 1822, of Iturbide or Augustin I.


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  • D.J. Augustin, 6-0, 172, Texas: Augustin is a little undersized but was the undisputed leader of a Texas team that overachieved last season.

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  • But, in between, I’ve been building up posts, so look forward to my opinionated ravings on Hitler, collusion in sexual abuse, aggravated assault and, if Mr KS Augustin is amenable, a two-sider on the recent decision by the Lambda Foundation to restrict future Lambda winners to members of the GLBT community.

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  • Publishers irritated him, and there was a theater producer called Augustin Daly whose dealings had enraged him, and magazine editors required constant patience which often ran out; also, a payment not coming and being promised and still not arriving, or a book not printed in time, or a book not selling at all, or his work being maliciously handled in the newspapers, these could prey on his mind especially when night fell.

    The Master Colm Tóibín 2004

  • Haereses, p. 302) the Marcionites were very numerous in Italy, Syria, Egypt, Arabia, and Persia.] 37 Augustin is a memorable instance of this gradual progress from reason to faith.

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  • Tarquin.] 23 St. Augustin is highly delighted with the proof of the weakness of Terminus, and the vanity of the Augurs.

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire 1206

  • Let us recall Augustin's touching words: "For she loved to keep me with her, as mothers are wont, yes, far more than most mothers."

    Saint Augustin Louis Bertrand 1903

  • Let us recall Augustin's state of mind when he came to Milan.

    Saint Augustin Louis Bertrand 1903

  • On the twenty fourth day of the month of September in the year one-thousand seven-hundred eight by me the priest missionary serving the functions of pastor of the parish of Notre Dame de Bonsecours, was baptized Augustin, son of Nicolas Gamache and Marie Dion his wife, born on this same day. son The Godfather was Augustin Gamache and the godmother was à ‰ lisabeth Dion who have stated that they do not know how to sign as required by law.

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  • But Allais was also influenced by earlier great French economists such as Augustin Cournot and

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