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Saint Au·gus·tine

 (ô′gə-stēn′)
A city of northeast Florida on the Atlantic Ocean south-southeast of Jacksonville. Founded by the Spanish in 1565, it is the oldest permanent European settlement in the United States. The city was strategically important from 1586, when Sir Francis Drake burned it, until the Civil War, when it was occupied by Union troops.

Saint Augustine

(ˈɔːɡəsˌtiːn)
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(Placename) a resort in NE Florida, on the Intracoastal Waterway: the oldest town in North America (1565); the northernmost outpost of the Spanish colonial empire for over 200 years. Pop: 11 915 (2003 est)
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Noun1.Saint Augustine - (Roman Catholic Church) one of the great Fathers of the early Christian churchSaint Augustine - (Roman Catholic Church) one of the great Fathers of the early Christian church; after a dramatic conversion to Christianity he became bishop of Hippo Regius in North Africa; St. Augustine emphasized man's need for grace (354-430)
Church of Rome, Roman Catholic Church, Roman Church, Western Church, Roman Catholic - the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
2.Saint Augustine - a resort city in northeastern Florida; the oldest city in the United States
Everglade State, FL, Florida, Sunshine State - a state in southeastern United States between the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
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He analyzes views on glory by various thinkers in ancient Rome, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, and the Enlightenment, including Cicero, Saint Ambrose, Saint Augustine, Saint Thomas Aquinas, Michel de Montaigne, Fenelon, and Montesquieu.
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