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Definition 1: a North American river; flows into the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and the North Atlantic - [noun denoting object]

Synonyms for st. lawrence in the sense of this definition

(st. lawrence is an instance of ...) a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek)

"the river was navigable for 50 miles"

(... is part of st. lawrence) a nation in northern North America; the French were the first Europeans to settle in mainland Canada

"the border between the United States and Canada is the longest unguarded border in the world"

(... is part of st. lawrence) North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776

Definition 2: Roman martyr; supposedly Lawrence was ordered by the police to give up the church's treasure and when he responded by presenting the poor people of Rome he was roasted to death on a gridiron (died in 258) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for st. lawrence in the sense of this definition

(st. lawrence is an instance of ...) one who voluntarily suffers death as the penalty for refusing to renounce their religion

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

(st. lawrence belongs to category ...) a monotheistic system of beliefs and practices based on the Old Testament and the teachings of Jesus as embodied in the New Testament and emphasizing the role of Jesus as savior

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