Saint-Louis



noun
1.
a seaport in and the former capital of Senegal, at the mouth of the Senegal River.
noun
1.
a port in E Missouri, on the Mississippi.
2.
a river in NE Minnesota, flowing generally S to Lake Superior at Duluth. 160 miles (257 km) long.
noun
1.
a port in NW Senegal, on an island at the mouth of the Senegal River: the first French settlement in W Africa (1689); capital of Senegal until 1958. Pop: 183 000 (2005 est)
St. Louis [(saynt looh-uhs)]

The largest city in Missouri.

Note: Known as the “Gateway to the West” because of its importance as a staging area for wagon trains in the nineteenth century. The Gateway Arch, made of steel and several hundred feet high, stands in St. Louis in commemoration of this fact.

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