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St. Martin US English

A small island in the Caribbean, one of the Leeward Islands; population 35,300 (est. 2006). The southern section of the island is a self-governing territory of the Netherlands; the larger northern part of the island is part of the French overseas department of Guadeloupe

Martin, St. US English

(Died 397), French priest; bishop of Tours from 371; a patron saint of France. As he was giving half of his cloak to a beggar, he received a vision of Christ and was soon baptized. Feast day, November 11

St Martin's summer US English

A period of fine weather around 11 November (the feast day of St Martin of Tours)