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Definition 1: a resort city in northeastern Florida; the oldest city in the United States - [noun denoting location]

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(st. augustine is an instance of ...) a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts

"Ancient Troy was a great city"

(... is part of st. augustine) a state in southeastern United States between the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War

Definition 2: (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) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for st. augustine in the sense of this definition

(st. augustine is an instance of ...) (Christianity) any of about 70 theologians in the period from the 2nd to the 7th century whose writing established and confirmed official church doctrine; in the Roman Catholic Church some were later declared saints and became Doctor of the Church; the best known Latin Church Fathers are Ambrose, Augustine, Gregory the Great, and Jerome; those who wrote in Greek include Athanasius, Basil, Gregory Nazianzen, and John Chrysostom

(st. augustine is an instance of ...) (Roman Catholic Church) a title conferred on 33 saints who distinguished themselves through the orthodoxy of their theological teaching

"the Doctors of the Church greatly influenced Christian thought down to the late Middle Ages"

(st. augustine is an instance of ...) a person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization

(st. augustine is an instance of ...) someone who is learned in theology or who speculates about theology

(st. augustine belongs to category ...) the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy

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