Definition of Saint augustine
1. Noun. (Roman Catholic Church) one of the great Fathers of the early Christian church; after a dramatic conversion to Christianity he became bishop of Hippo Regius in North Africa; St. Augustine emphasized man's need for grace (354-430).
Category relationships: Church Of Rome, Roman Catholic, Roman Catholic Church, Roman Church, Western Church
Generic synonyms: Church Father, Father, Father Of The Church, Doctor, Doctor Of The Church, Saint, Theologian, Theologiser, Theologist, Theologizer
2. Noun. A resort city in northeastern Florida; the oldest city in the United States.
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: Everglade State, Fl, Florida, Sunshine State
Lexicographical Neighbors of Saint Augustine
Literary usage of Saint augustine
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The World's Best Orations: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time by David Josiah Brewer, Edward Archibald Allen, William Schuyler (1899)
"... Church has done so much as has saint augustine to influence the thought of its strongest minds. Augustine (Aurelius Augustinus) was a Numidian by birth. ..."
2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"saint augustine was a zealous missionary of the Church and labored with ... AUGUSTINIANISM, the svstem of philosophy an3 theology taught by saint augustine. ..."
3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"The oldest communities of women are the Sisters of the Order of saint augustine of the Hôtel-Dieu (1639) and the Ursulines (1639), Quebec; then come the ..."
4. SHELBURNE ESSAYS by Paul Elmer More (1909)
"saint augustine IT seems to be a pretty common experience, among those who have passed through more than one phase of belief, that at the critical moment of ..."
5. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1904)
"The oldest city in the United States, saint augustine is especially attractive with its ... saint augustine is of some importance as the centre of large ..."
6. Hakluytus Posthumus, Or, Purchas His Pilgrimes: Contayning a History of the by Samuel Purchas (1905)
"448-] A note for finding out of the River of saint augustine in Saint Laurence, ... saint augustine ..."