Synonyms and Antonyms for St._Thomas_a_Becket

1. St. Thomas a Becket (n.)

(Roman Catholic Church) archbishop of Canterbury from 1162 to 1170; murdered following his opposition to Henry II's attempts to control the clergy (1118-1170)

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2. St. Louis (n.)

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

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3. St. Paul (n.)

capital of the state of Minnesota; located in southeastern Minnesota on the Mississippi river adjacent to Minneapolis; one of the Twin Cities

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4. St. Petersburg (n.)

a city in western Florida on Tampa Bay; a popular winter resort

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5. St. Thomas (n.)

(Roman Catholic Church) Italian theologian and Doctor of the Church who is remembered for his attempt to reconcile faith and reason in a comprehensive theology; presented philosophical proofs of the existence of God (1225-1274)

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6. St. Thomas Aquinas (n.)

(Roman Catholic Church) Italian theologian and Doctor of the Church who is remembered for his attempt to reconcile faith and reason in a comprehensive theology; presented philosophical proofs of the existence of God (1225-1274)

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7. St. Christopher (n.)

Christian martyr and patron saint of travellers (3rd century)

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8. St. George (n.)

Christian martyr; patron saint of England; hero of the legend of Saint George and the Dragon in which he slew a dragon and saved a princess (?-303)

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9. St. James the Apostle (n.)

(New Testament) disciple of Jesus; brother of John; author of the Epistle of James in the New Testament

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10. St. Lawrence (n.)

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)

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