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An island of the US Virgin Islands in the West Indies east of Puerto Rico. Sighted and named by Columbus in 1493, it was settled by the Dutch in 1657 and later passed to the Danes, who sold it to the United States in 1917.
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nUsually abbreviated to: St Thomas
1. (Placename) an island in the E Caribbean, in the Virgin Islands of the US. Capital: Charlotte Amalie. Pop: 51 181 (2000). Area: 83 sq km (28 sq miles)
2. (Placename) the former name (1921–37) of Charlotte Amalie
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|Noun||1.||Saint Thomas - the Apostle who would not believe the resurrection of Jesus until he saw Jesus with his own eyes|
|2.||Saint Thomas - (Roman Catholic Church) Italian theologian and Doctor of the Church who is remembered for his attempt to reconcile faith and reason in a comprehensive theology; presented philosophical proofs of the existence of God (1225-1274)|
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