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  • noun see Saint Bernard

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  • noun a Swiss alpine breed of large powerful dog with a thick coat of hair used as a rescue dog

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Examples

  • The name St. Bernard comes from the monastery and hospice in Switzerland with which these dogs are historically associated.

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  • Someone call the St. Bernard patrol – I’m out of Grey Goose!

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  • Someone call the St. Bernard patrol – I’m out of Grey Goose!

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  • This parish, St. Bernard, which is to the east and southeast of the city of New Orleans.

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  • Major; what country he came from; why he was called a St. Bernard, and if the Major had ever owned any other dogs.

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  • One is the valley to which we are now bending our steps, which nestles not far from the foot of the great mountain men call the St. Bernard; the other is at the hospice upon the Great St. Bernard itself, where is a colony of devout and kindly monks, who give their succour to travellers of every nationality and creed, and where a safe shelter may always be found.

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  • The passage of the St. Bernard was a triumph of organisation, foresight, and good management; as a military exploit it involved none of the danger, none of the suffering, none of the hazard, which gave such interest to the campaign of Massena and Suvaroff.

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  • He said the tonnage increase coincided with the opening of a waste transfer station in St. Bernard, which is operated by SDT.

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  • DeWine and Bortz believe the plan will appeal to struggling "first suburbs" - communities such as St. Bernard and Elmwood Place - that have found it difficult to maintain their once-ample tax bases and the city services they paid for.

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  • DeWine and Bortz believe the plan will appeal to struggling "first suburbs" - communities such as St. Bernard and Elmwood Place - that have found it difficult to maintain their once-ample tax bases and the city services they paid for.

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