Saint Bernard
I. noun Etymology: the hospice of Grand Saint Bernard, where such dogs were first bred Date: 1839 any of a Swiss alpine breed of tall powerful working dogs used especially formerly in aiding lost travelers II. geographical name — see Great Saint Bernard, Little Saint Bernard

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  • saint-bernard — [ sɛ̃bɛrnar ] n. m. • 1868; chien du mont Saint Bernard 1837; du nom du col du Grand Saint Bernard, dans les Alpes ♦ Chien de montagne de grande taille, à pelage roux et blanc, ou pie rouge. Des saint bernard ou des saint bernards. Loc. C est un… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Saint-bernard — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Saint Bernard. Saint bernard …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Saint-Bernard — ist die Bezeichnung mehrerer Gemeinden in Frankreich: Saint Bernard (Ain), Département Ain Saint Bernard (Côte d Or), Département Côte d Or Saint Bernard (Haut Rhin), Département Haut Rhin Saint Bernard (Isère), Département Isère in Québec,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Saint-Bernard — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Saint Bernard puede referirse a Saint Bernard, comuna de Ain (Francia). Saint Bernard, comuna de Côte d Or (Francia). Saint Bernard, comuna de Isère (Francia). Saint Bernard, comuna de Alto Rin (Francia). Obtenido de …   Wikipedia Español

  • Saint Bernard — [bər närd′] n. any of a breed of very large, reddish brown and white dog once kept by the monks of the hospice of the Great St. Bernard Pass in the Swiss Alps, and trained to rescue travelers lost in the snow: now kept as a companion dog * * *… …   Universalium

  • Saint Bernard — Saint Saint (s[=a]nt), n. [F., fr. L. sanctus sacred, properly p. p. of sancire to render sacred by a religious act, to appoint as sacred; akin to sacer sacred. Cf. {Sacred}, {Sanctity}, {Sanctum}, {Sanctus}.] 1. A person sanctified; a holy or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Saint Bernard — [bər närd′] n. any of a breed of very large, reddish brown and white dog once kept by the monks of the hospice of the Great St. Bernard Pass in the Swiss Alps, and trained to rescue travelers lost in the snow: now kept as a companion dog …   English World dictionary

  • Saint Bernard — Saint Bernard, Kirchspiel (Parish) des Staates Louisiana (Nordamerika), am Mexicanischen Meerbusen (Atlantischer Ocean), im Nordwesten vom Borgne See begrenzt; 30 QM., Hauptproduct: Zuckerrohr; 1850: 3802 Ew., worunter 2323 Sklaven; Hauptort:… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Saint Bernard — Saint′ Bernard′ n. dch one of a breed of very large, heavy dogs with a massive head and a dense red and white or brindle and white coat, bred in the Swiss Alps and used to rescue lost, snowbound travelers …   From formal English to slang

  • Saint-Bernard — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Pour les articles homonymes, voir Bernard et Saint Bernard. Saint Bernard est nom de lieux, d édifices et d une race de chiens, inspiré des saint Bernard… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Saint Bernard — St. Bernard, St Bernard or Saint Bernard may be:People*Saint Bernard of Clairvaux (1090 1153) *Saint Bernard of Menthon (923 1008) *Saint Bernard of Vienne (778 842) *Saint Bernard degli Uberti (d. 1133) *Saint Bernardino of Siena (1380 1444)… …   Wikipedia

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