1. [ noun ] (religion,Christianity) Roman martyr; supposedly Lawrence was ordered by the police to give up the Church's treasure and when he responded by offering the poor people of Rome he was roasted to death on a gridiron (died in 258)
Synonyms: lawrence st_lawrence st._lawrence laurentius
Related terms: saint martyr Christianity
2. [ noun ] (geography) a North American river; flows into the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and the North Atlantic
Synonyms: st._lawrence st._lawrence_river saint_lawrence_river
Related terms: river US Canada
Similar spelling:   Saint_Lucia