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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.
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Saint Louis

(ˈlʊɪs)
n
(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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Noun1.Saint Louis - king of France and son of Louis VIIISaint 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 MissouriSaint 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
Missouri, Show Me State, MO - a midwestern state in central United States; a border state during the American Civil War, Missouri was admitted to the Confederacy without actually seceding from the Union
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Two weeks later, on the 10th of June, they arrived at Saint Louis, where the governor gave them a magnificent reception, and they recovered completely from their excitement and fatigue.
What has become of the chamber of the chancellery, where Saint Louis consummated his marriage?
had himself sculptured on his knees before the Virgin, and whither he caused to be brought, without heeding the two gaps thus made in the row of royal statues, the statues of Charlemagne and of Saint Louis, two saints whom he supposed to be great in favor in heaven, as kings of France.
Some of his biographers think that upon this occasion the spirit of Saint Louis had descended upon him.
I wish WE'D a had the handling of Louis XVI., there wouldn't a been no 'Son of Saint Louis, ascend to heaven!' wrote down in HIS biography; no, sir, we'd a whooped him over the BORDER -- that's what we'd a done with HIM -- and done it just as slick as nothing at all, too.
An old man, decorated with the cross of Saint Louis, now rose and proposed the health of King Louis XVIII.
"He's round at the Hotel Saint Louis by the Elysee, where we drove with him.
Nothing more could be got out of him until the cab swept round the corner by the Hotel Saint Louis, where they got out, and he led the party up a side lane already in deep shadow with the growing dusk.
It was while sacrificing a bullock to the spirit of Agamemnon that Laiaides, a priest of Aulis, was favored with an audience of that illustrious warrior's shade, who prophetically recounted to him the birth of Christ and the triumph of Christianity, giving him also a rapid but tolerably complete review of events down to the reign of Saint Louis. The narrative ended abruptly at the point, owing to the inconsiderate crowing of a cock, which compelled the ghosted King of Men to scamper back to Hades.
Des Lupeaulx was not mistaken; he was appointed Master of petitions, Knight of the order of Saint Louis, and officer of the Legion of honor.
"Any boy in the whole town but that Saint Louis smarty that thinks he dresses so fine and is aristocracy!
"Fils de Saint Louis, montez au ciel!" said Lord Lundie suddenly in a voice that made me think of Black Caps.

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