Definition of Stanislaus, St in English:

Stanislaus, St

Line breaks: St Stan¦is|laus
Pronunciation: /ˈstanɪslɔːs
( 1030–79), patron saint of Poland; Polish name Stanisław /staˈniswaf/; known as St Stanislaus of Cracow. As bishop of Cracow (1072–79) he excommunicated King Boleslaus II. According to tradition Stanislaus was murdered by Boleslaus while taking Mass. Feast day, 11 April (formerly 7 May).

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day bimble
Pronunciation: ˈbɪmb(ə)l
walk or travel at a leisurely pace