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American English: /ˈɔɡəstin/
British English: /ɔːˈɡʌstɪn/


  • (St) Augustine (of Hippo/Canterbury)
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    • In the 1960s, after an absence of 150 years, the Augustines had returned to the village and restored the local church, reestablishing a Catholic priestly presence.
    • Shortly after this Augustine, born in 354, developed Christian theology after his conversion to Christianity in 386.

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