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- noun a Christian holy day
- noun the acetylated derivative of salicylic acid; used as an analgesic anti-inflammatory drug (trade names Bayer, Empirin, and St. Joseph) usually taken in tablet form; used as an antipyretic; slows clotting of the blood by poisoning platelets
- noun a town in northwest Missouri on the Missouri River; in the 19th century it became the eastern terminus of the pony express
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Noting the fact that only fifteen families constituted the population, he called St. Joseph "the leading community in pain, determination and unflinching courage in dealing with the elements around them."
Mormon Settlement in Arizona A Record of Peaceful Conquest of the Desert James H. McClintock
Almost all of the neighborhood's homes were built in the mid-20th century, but foundations from a 17th-century house known as St. Joseph's Manor remain.
He had been born in the charity ward of a Providence Catholic hospital called St. Joseph's: mother unwed, father unknown.
Blaze Bachman, Richard 2007
West of Pembina, about thirty miles, is a settlement called St. Joseph, situated near a large mythological body of water called Miniwakan, or Devil's Lake; and is one of the points where Col.
Archive 2005-12-01 Trish Short Lewis 2005
It might have been an hour after His Birth when Mary called St. Joseph, who was still lying in prayer.
The Life of the Blessed Virgin Mary 1774-1824 1954
In the center of the room was a large tank of water, several feet in diameter, called St. Joseph's well.
Life in the Grey Nunnery at Montreal Sarah J. Richardson
Cape Esteiras, and it was called St. Joseph's Mission.
St. Matthew (1: 16) calls St. Joseph the son of Jacob; according to St. Luke (3: 23), Heli was his father.
The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent 1840-1916 1913
In 1862 a house was founded in Paris (which became afterwards known as St. Joseph's church in the avenue Hoche) for a benefit of
The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 11: New Mexico-Philip 1840-1916 1913
The Catholic cemetery has a chapel called St. Joseph's.
The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 14: Simony-Tournon 1840-1916 1913