Definition of Saint Bernard

1. Noun. A Swiss alpine breed of large powerful dog with a thick coat of hair used as a rescue dog.

Exact synonyms: St Bernard
Generic synonyms: Working Dog



Definition of Saint Bernard

1. Noun. One of a breed of large dog, famous for rescuing people on mountains. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saint Bernard

Saint Andrew the Apostle
Saint Anselm
Saint Anthony's cross
Saint Anthony's crosses
Saint Anthony's dance
Saint Anthony's fire
Saint Anthony's fires
Saint Athanasius
Saint Augustine
Saint Baeda
Saint Barbara
Saint Barthélemy
Saint Beda
Saint Bede
Saint Benedict
Saint Bernard (current term)
Saint Bernards
Saint Boniface
Saint Bride
Saint Bridget
Saint Brigid
Saint Bruno
Saint Catharines
Saint Charles
Saint Christopher
Saint Christopher-Nevis
Saint Cloud
Saint Crispin
Saint David
Saint David's Day

Literary usage of Saint Bernard

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1. The Federal and State Constitutions: Colonial Charters, and Other Organic by Francis N. Thorpe, United States (1909)
"... For the parish of Sabine, one; For the parish of Saint Bernard, one; For the parish of Saint Helena, one : For the parish of Saint Charles, one; ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"He had a rather stormy career after this, one phase of which is touched upon in the paragraphs with regard to Saint Bernard, but the end of his life was ..."

3. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge edited by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1883)
"Saint Bernard. I. Great, a mountain pass in the Pennine chain of Alps, between Martigny in the Swiss canton of Valais and the Pied- montese valley of Aosta. ..."

4. Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres by Henry Adams (1905)
"In mere time, by actual date, the old tower represents the second crusade, and when, in 1150, Saint Bernard was elected chief of that crusade in this very ..."

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