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

  • An island of the U.S. Virgin Islands in the West Indies east of Puerto Rico. Discovered and named by Columbus in 1493, it was settled by the Dutch in 1657 and later passed to the Danes, who sold it to the United States in 1917.

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  • n. the Apostle who would not believe the resurrection of Jesus until he saw Jesus with his own eyes
  • n. (Roman Catholic Church) Italian theologian and Doctor of the Church who is remembered for his attempt to reconcile faith and reason in a comprehensive theology; presented philosophical proofs of the existence of God (1225-1274)


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