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Saint Bernard

noun Saint Ber·nard \-bər-ˈnärd\

Definition of SAINT BERNARD

:  any of a Swiss alpine breed of tall powerful working dogs used especially formerly in aiding lost travelers
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Origin of SAINT BERNARD

the hospice of Grand St. Bernard, where such dogs were first bred
First Known Use: 1839

Saint Bernard

geographical name

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Saint Bernard

noun Saint Ber·nard \ˌsānt-bər-ˈnärd\

Definition of SAINT BERNARD for Kids

:  a very large powerful dog originally of the Swiss Alps and used in the past to find and help lost travelers

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