Definition of St. Paul
1. Noun. Capital of the state of Minnesota; located in southeastern Minnesota on the Mississippi river adjacent to Minneapolis; one of the Twin Cities.
Generic synonyms: State Capital
Group relationships: Gopher State, Minnesota, Mn, North Star State
Group relationships: Twin Cities
2. Noun. (New Testament) a Christian missionary to the Gentiles; author of several Epistles in the New Testament; even though Paul was not present at the Last Supper he is considered an Apostle. "Paul's name was Saul prior to his conversion to Christianity"
Category relationships: New Testament
Generic synonyms: Apostelic Father, Apostle, Missionary, Missioner, Saint
Definition of St. Paul
1. Abbreviation. Saint Paul ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of St. Paul
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1. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"St. Paul is an important railway centre, dividing with Minneapolis the ... Two lines of steamers ply between St. Paul and St. Louis and intermediate points. ..."
2. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings ... Annual Forum by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, Conference of Charities (U.S., Conference of Charities (U.S.), National Conference of Social Work (U.S. (1886)
"HH, Secretary State Board of Corrections and Charities, St. Paul. ... Ingersoll, DW, President Board of Managers State Reform School, St. Paul. ..."
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 following went to Jerusalem on this occasion, the majority probably meeting at Corinth, St. Paul, St. Luke, and Sopater of Berea (probably representing ..."
4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"It is the almost unanimous opinion that the so-called Epistles of the captivity were sent from Rome. Some authors have attempted to prove that St. Paul ..."
5. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"With the exception of St. Peter and St. Paul, according to Wilpert, ... St. Paul is represented as the Apostle of intellect, bald, and with long, ..."
6. The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1899)
"But he attached himself with peculiar devotion to the writings and character of St Paul: the name of the Paulicians is derived by their enemies from some ..."
7. The Journal of Geography by National Council of Geography Teachers (U.S.) (1902)
"Zebulon Pike in 1805, St. Paul began as a settlement and trading post in 1838. Down the Minnesota and Mississippi came the birchbark canoes laden with furs, ..."