Dunstan

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Dun·stan

 (dŭn′stən), Saint 909?-988.
Anglo-Saxon prelate. As bishop of Worcester (957) and archbishop of Canterbury (960-978) he attempted to integrate the Danes and the English as a nation.
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Dunstan

(ˈdʌnstən)
n
(Biography) Saint. ?909–988 ad, English prelate and statesman; archbishop of Canterbury (959–988). He revived monasticism in England on Benedictine lines and promoted education. Feast day: May 19
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Dun•stan

(ˈdʌn stən)

n.
Saint, A.D. c925–988, English archbishop of Canterbury 961–978.
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Dunstan of Canterbury, Scarborough, Ont., who acted as a Canadian Christian adviser and whose church hosted a sleepover for participants and their chaperones.