a city on Réunion Island, in the Indian Ocean.
a former city on Martinique, in the French West Indies: destroyed 1902, with the entire population of 26,000, by an eruption of the volcano Mt. Pelée.
St. Pierre and Miquelon
[mik-uh-lon; French meek-lawn] /ˌmɪk əˈlɒn; French mikˈlɔ̃/
noun, (used with a singular or plural verb)
two small groups of islands off the S coast of Newfoundland: an overseas territory of France; important base for fishing. 3 sq. mi. (240 sq. km).
Capital: St. Pierre.
/French sɛ̃ pjɛr/
a town on the coast of the French island of Martinique, destroyed by the eruption of Mont Pelée in 1902 with the loss of about 30 000 lives; later partly rebuilt
Jacques Henri Bernardin de (ʒak ɑ̃ri bɛrnardɛ̃ də). 1737–1814, French author; his work, which was greatly influenced by the writings of Rousseau, includes Voyage à l’Île de France (1773), Études de la nature (1784, 1788), and La chaumière indienne (1791)
- Saint pius
noun 1. Saint, pope a.d. 140–155?. noun 1. Saint (Michele Ghislieri) 1504–72, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1566–72. noun 1. Saint (Giuseppe Sarto) 1835–1914, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1903–14. noun 1. Saint. original name Michele Ghislieri. 1504–72, Italian ecclesiastic; pope (1566–72). He attempted to enforce the reforms decreed by the Council of Trent, excommunicated Elizabeth I of England […]
noun 1. a city in N France, on the Somme: retaken from the Germans 1918. Saint-Quentin /French sɛ̃kɑ̃tɛ̃/ noun 1. a town in N France, on the River Somme: textile industry. Pop: 59 066 (1999)
noun 1. Charles Camille [sharl ka-mee-yuh] /ʃarl kaˈmi yə/ (Show IPA), 1835–1921, French composer and pianist. noun 1. (Charles) Camille (kamij). 1835–1921, French composer, pianist, and organist. His works include the symphonic poem Danse Macabre (1874), the opera Samson and Delilah (1877), the humorous orchestral suite Carnival of Animals (1886), five symphonies, and five piano […]
noun 1. George Edward Bateman [beyt-muh n] /ˈbeɪt mən/ (Show IPA), 1845–1933, English literary critic and historian. noun 1. George Edward Bateman. 1845–1933, British literary critic and historian; author of many works on English and French literature