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  • proper noun A city on the eastern border of the US state of Missouri

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  • noun the largest city in Missouri; a busy river port on the Mississippi River near its confluence with the Missouri River; was an important staging area for wagon trains westward in the 19th century
  • noun king of France and son of Louis VIII; he led two unsuccessful Crusades; considered an ideal medieval king (1214-1270)


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  • UNIDENTIFIED MALE: It's like what I call the St. Louis snow effect.

    CNN Transcript Sep 12, 2001 2001

  • The Milwaukee Brewers 'first baseman, who played high school ball at Florida Air Academy and Eau Gallie, outslugged Texas outfielder Nelson Cruz 6-5 in the finals at Busch St.dium to take home a title St. Louis fans hoped would go to one of their own.

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  • That city’s namesake contribution to barbecue is the term St. Louis cut, which refers to a particular size 3 pounds or less and butchering technique for a slab of spareribs, the classic ribs for barbecue.

    Celebrating Barbecue Dotty Griffith 2002

  • Now I call the St. Louis office, and I am told to go to my local Post Office branch and they will be able to print out a delivery record which shows the date, time and who signed for the package.

    PayPal Abandons Another Scammed Seller - The Consumerist 2009

  • That's apparently how they contracted a mosquito-borne virus called St. Louis encephalitis.

    The Winged Menace 2008

  • I surprisingly have not heard either of them call St. Louis the Cardinals or refer to the Rams as Los Angeles.

    2000-01-23 Sunday afternoon 15:22:14 nueces 2000

  • The Lake was sometimes called St. Louis, afterwards Frontenac, as well as the fort of Cataraqui, of which the Count de Frontenac was the founder, but insensibly the Lake has regained its ancient name Ontario, which is Huron or Iroquois, and the fort that of the place where it is built.

    Life in Canada Fifty Years Ago Haight, Canniff, 1825-1901 1885

  • I believe that it was a Silva piece that I was reading recently, where he called St. Louis a small market team.

    Amazin' Avenue 2009

  • The buildings include the eight-story Renaissance Centre office building in Wilmington, Del., and the Bank of America Tower in St. Louis, which is not owned by the bank.

    BofA to Sell $880 Million in Commercial Real-Estate Loans Eliot Brown 2011

  • The Nationals (54-75) will try for just their second win in seven games today against St. Louis, which is in the thick of the playoff race.

    Game 130 discussion thread: Cardinals at Nationals 2010


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