from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of northeast Florida on the Atlantic Ocean south-southeast of Jacksonville. Founded by the Spanish in 1565, it is the oldest permanent European settlement in the United States. The city was strategically important from 1586, when Sir Francis Drake burned it, until the Civil War, when it was occupied by Union troops. Population: 12,100.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a resort city in northeastern Florida; the oldest city in the United States
- n. (Roman Catholic Church) one of the great Fathers of the early Christian church; after a dramatic conversion to Christianity he became bishop of Hippo Regius in North Africa; St. Augustine emphasized man's need for grace (354-430)
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Coventry possessed the relics of its own Saint Osburg, as well as an arm of Saint Augustine and many minor relics, and had thrived on its pilgrims ever since its founding just over a hundred years previously.
Nevertheless conflict did not break out between the two faculties, probably because the masters of arts continued to quote Saint Augustine with respect, and to dismiss discreetly any heterodox doctrine of Averroës or Aristotle.
I know I am very young and unknowledgeable in deeper matters of theology, but my task would only be to set a good living example of my own faith, not to rival Saint Augustine or some other Doctor of the Church.
Likewise, the good work of the Order of Saint Augustine stands high in the annals of Peruvian church history.
Perhaps Saint Augustine had Thurii in mind when he wrote, centuries later, from a small and contemptible start in petty crime, they the insurgents attained a kingdom.