Definition of Denis, St in English:

Denis, St

Line breaks: St Denis
Pronunciation: /ˈdɛnɪs
, dəni/
(also Denys)
( Died circa 250), Italian-born French bishop, patron saint of France; Roman name Dionysius. According to tradition he was one of a group of seven missionaries sent from Rome to convert Gaul; he became bishop of Paris and was martyred in the reign of the emperor Valerian. Feast day, 9 October.

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