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Saint Lou·is(sānt lo͞o′ĭs)
An independent city of eastern Missouri on the Mississippi River just south of its confluence with the Missouri River. The largest city in the state, it was founded by French fur traders in 1764 and developed as a port and commercial center in the 1800s.
(Placename) a port in E Missouri, on the Mississippi River near its confluence with the Missouri: the largest city in the state; university; major industrial centre. Pop: 332 223 (2003 est)
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|Noun||1.||Saint Louis - king of France and son of Louis VIII; he led two unsuccessful Crusades; considered an ideal medieval king (1214-1270)|
|2.||Saint Louis - the largest city in Missouri; a busy river port on the Mississippi River near its confluence with the Missouri River; was an important staging area for wagon trains westward in the 19th century|