Definition of St. joseph

1. Noun. A town in northwest Missouri on the Missouri River; in the 19th century it became the eastern terminus of the pony express.

Exact synonyms: Saint Joseph
Generic synonyms: Town
Group relationships: Missouri, Mo, Show Me State



2. Noun. The acetylated derivative of salicylic acid; used as an analgesic anti-inflammatory drug (trade names Bayer, Empirin, and St. Joseph) usually taken in tablet form; used as an antipyretic; slows clotting of the blood by poisoning platelets.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of St. Joseph

St. Gregory I
St. Gregory of Nazianzen
St. Ignatius
St. Ignatius of Loyola
St. James
St. James the Apostle
St. Jerome
St. John
St. John's
St. John Chrysostom
St. John River
St. John the Apostle
St. John the Baptist
St. Johns
St. Johns River
St. Joseph
St. Jude
St. Kitts
St. Kitts and Nevis
St. Lawrence
St. Lawrence River
St. Lawrence Seaway
St. Leo I
St. Louis
St. Lucia
St. Luke
St. Luke's summer
St. Maarten
St. Mark
St. Martin

Literary usage of St. joseph

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"In August, 1887, four Sisters of st. joseph were commissioned to go from Concordia, Kansas, to open a parochial school at Abilene, Kansas, at that time in ..."

2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1910)
"Pius IX., in 1870, made this feast one of the first class, and declared St. Joseph the patron saint of the entire Roman Catholic Church, and Leo XIII., ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Smith named his plat st. joseph; it was taken to St. Louis and recorded ... The "Overland Period" was the most important one in the infancy of st. joseph. ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Smith named hia plat st. joseph; it was taken to St. Louis and recorded ... The "Overland Period" was the most important one in the infancy of st. joseph. ..."

5. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"The Six Sundays of St. Aloysius, the Five Sundays of St. Francis's Stigmata, the Seven Sundays of the Immaculate Conception, the Seven Sundays of st. joseph ..."

6. Roughing It by Mark Twain (2001)
"... glad evening that landed us at st. joseph was to hunt up the stage-office, and pay a hundred and fifty dollars apiece for tickets per overland coach to ..."

7. History of Philadelphia, 1609-1884 by John Thomas Scharf, Thompson Westcott (1884)
"Boys 90, taught by Sisters of st. joseph ; girls 92, taught by Sisters ... Boys 75, taught by lay teachers; girls 250, taught by the Sisters of st. joseph. ..."

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