St Denis
biographical name Ruth 1878-1968 American dancer & choreographer

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • St. Denis —     St. Denis     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Denis     Bishop of Paris, and martyr. Born in Italy, nothing is definitely known of the time or place, or of his early life. His feast is kept on 9 October. He is usually represented with his head… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • St. Denis — (Sängdnih), frz. Stadt am rechten Seineufer, 11/2 St. von Paris, mit 10000 E., Kattunfabriken, Schafhandel. Der Ort sowie die herrliche Kathedrale verdankt ihren Ursprung der Benedictinerabtei S.; es ist keineswegs ausgemacht, daß erst 613 König… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • St-Denis — [sand nē′] 1. city in NC France: suburb of Paris: pop. 90,000 2. capital of Réunion Island: pop. 207,000 * * * …   Universalium

  • St-Denis — [sand nē′] 1. city in NC France: suburb of Paris: pop. 90,000 2. capital of Réunion Island: pop. 207,000 …   English World dictionary

  • St. Denis — [sānt΄ den′is] Ruth (born Ruth Dennis) 1877? 1968; U.S. dancer & choreographer: wife of Ted Shawn …   English World dictionary

  • St. Denis — noun United States dancer and choreographer who collaborated with Ted Shawn (1877 1968) • Syn: ↑Saint Denis, ↑Ruth Saint Denis, ↑Ruth St. Denis • Instance Hypernyms: ↑dancer, ↑professional dancer, ↑terpsichorean, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • St. Denis — St. Den•is [[t]ˌseɪnt ˈdɛn ɪs[/t]] for 2,3also Fr. [[t]sɛ̃ dəˈni[/t]] n. 1) big Ruth, 1880?–1968, U.S. dancer 2) geg a suburb of Paris in N France: famous abbey, the burial place of many French kings. 96,759 3) geg the capital of Réunion Island,… …   From formal English to slang

  • St-Denis — Saint Denis Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Pour les articles homonymes, voir Saint Denis et Denis. Saint Denis est le nom de plusieurs localités et toponymes de pays ou régions… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • St Denis — Saint Denis Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Pour les articles homonymes, voir Saint Denis et Denis. Saint Denis est le nom de plusieurs localités et toponymes de pays ou régions… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • St. Denis — Saint Denis (nach dem hl. Dionysius von Paris) ist der Name mehrerer Orte: Saint Denis (Chavannes), Ort in der Schweizer Gemeinde Chavannes le Veyron Basilika Saint Denis, Abtei und Basilika in Saint Denis (Seine Saint Denis) ein Ort im Aostatal …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • St-Denis — /sæ̃ dəˈni/ (say san duh nee) noun 1. an industrial suburb of Paris in northern France, previously a separate town; noted for medieval abbey church. 2. the capital of the French overseas department of Réunion, in the northern part. Also, Saint… …   Australian English dictionary

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