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

  • A city of northwest Senegal at the mouth of the Senegal River. The oldest French colonial settlement in Africa, it was founded as a trading base c. 1658. It was the capital of French West Africa from 1895 to 1902 and the capital of Senegal until 1958. Population: 154,000.

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  • proper n. Alternative spelling of St. Louis, a city in Missouri, USA.


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