Definition of St. Francis

1. Noun. (Roman Catholic Church) an Italian and the Roman Catholic monk who founded the Franciscan order of friars (1181-1226).




2. Noun. A tributary of the Mississippi River that rises in Missouri and flows southeastward through Arkansas.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of St. Francis

St. Christopher
St. Christopher-Nevis
St. Cloud
St. Crispin
St. Dabeoc's heath
St. David
St. Denis
St. Dominic
St. Edward the Confessor
St. Edward the Martyr
St. Elias Mountains
St. Elias Range
St. Elmo's fire
St. Elmo's fires
St. Eustatius
St. Francis (current term)
St. Francis River
St. George
St. George's
St. George's Cross
St. George's Day
St. Gregory I
St. Gregory of Nazianzen
St. Ignatius
St. Ignatius of Loyola
St. James
St. James the Apostle
St. Jerome
St. John

Literary usage of St. Francis

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1. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1881)
"St. Francis OF ASSIST. Bv ELLA F. MOSBY. St. Francis lived in Italy in the thirteenth century, and founded the order of friars called the Franciscans. ..."

2. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1894)
"SOME THOUGHTS ON St. Francis. AN English poet (we were told not long ago), on being asked by a friend, "What is it in Dante's face that is wanting in ..."

3. Saint Francis of Assisi: A Biography by Johannes Jørgensen (1912)
"It lies in the appearance on the scene of a manuscript that in various ways crowded upon, even overshadowed all early biographies of St. Francis — the ..."

4. Saint Francis of Assisi: A Biography by Johannes Jørgensen (1912)
"It lies in the appearance on the scene of a manuscript that in various ways crowded upon, even overshadowed all early biographies of St. Francis — the ..."

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