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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From Negapatan following my voyage towards the East an hundred and fiftie miles, I found the house of blessed Saint Thomas, which is a
A college known as Saint Thomas 'was founded in Manila by Fray Miguel de Benavides, third Archbishop of Manila, between the years 1603 and 1610.
Therefore, according to the idea of Saint Thomas, the moral laws are the
To secure it he built a fortress called Saint Thomas, to the command of which he appointed Pedro Margarite, and garrisoned it with fifty-six men.
Christians of a place called Saint Thomas, on the continent of India, and we are assured that the curiosities which were brought back, and are fully described, are exactly like the productions found in India, when it became more fully known.
I had been upon the coast of Guinea, in the West Indies, and upon the island of Saint Thomas, which is under the Line, but I had never felt any such heat as I felt here.
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Arriving three days later, Saint Thomas, desiring to see her one last time, compelled the others to open her tomb.
The United States Virgin Islands are a group of three major islands (Saint Croix, Saint John, and Saint Thomas) and several smaller islands located in the Caribbean Sea, 90 miles east of Puerto Rico.
The islands are also an important location along the Anegada Passage - a key shipping lane for the Panama Canal; Saint Thomas has one of the best natural deepwater harbors in the Caribbean.
And why did Jesus send Saint Thomas to India to preach the Gospel there after the crucifixion, if Jesus never knew the importance of India?