St. Lawrence


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Related to St. Lawrence: St. Lawrence Seaway, St. Lawrence Island
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Noun1.St. Lawrence - Roman martyrSt. Lawrence - Roman martyr; supposedly Lawrence was ordered by the police to give up the church's treasure and when he responded by presenting the poor people of Rome he was roasted to death on a gridiron (died in 258)
Christian religion, Christianity - a monotheistic system of beliefs and practices based on the Old Testament and the teachings of Jesus as embodied in the New Testament and emphasizing the role of Jesus as savior
2.St. Lawrence - a North American riverSt. Lawrence - a North American river; flows into the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and the North Atlantic
Canada - a nation in northern North America; the French were the first Europeans to settle in mainland Canada; "the border between the United States and Canada is the longest unguarded border in the world"
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
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We left Kingston for Montreal on the tenth of May, at half-past nine in the morning, and proceeded in a steamboat down the St.
Our course lay over a wide, uninclosed tract of country at a little distance from the river-side, whence the bright warning lights on the dangerous parts of the St.
All the timber, or 'lumber,' as it is called in America, which is brought down the St.
In a few weeks tidings were received that eight or nine of the vessels had been wrecked in the St.
The French adventurers, however, who had settled on the banks of the St.
The goods destined for this wide and wandering traffic were put up at the warehouses of the company in Montreal, and conveyed in batteaux, or boats and canoes, up the river Attawa, or Ottowa, which falls into the St.
Through the other window was glimpsed a distant, white-capped, blue sea--the beautiful St.
a vast sheet of water whose superficial area covers twenty-five millions of square miles, the length of which is nine thousand miles, with a mean breadth of two thousand seven hundred-- an ocean whose parallel winding shores embrace an immense circumference, watered by the largest rivers of the world, the St.
The romantic pass of the Notch is a great artery, through which the life-blood of internal commerce is continually throbbing between Maine, on one side, and the Green Mountains and the shores of the St.
Since Avonlea occupied a little triangular peninsula jutting out into the Gulf of St.
I should like to find the thing, too, if it were only to carry it to the right owner, and that would be bringing the two ends of what I call a long trail together, for by this time the broad St.
They left the cold grey of the Bank sea, saw the lumber-ships making for Quebec by the Straits of St.

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