Vincent de Lérins

biographical name (1)
Vin·​cent de Lé·​rins | \ ˈvin(t)-sənt-də-lā-ˈraⁿs How to pronounce Vincent de Lérins (audio) \

Definition of Vincent de Lérins

 (Entry 1 of 7)

Saint died circa a.d. 450 Gallic theologian

Vincent de Paul

biographical name (2)
Vin·​cent de Paul | \ ˈvin(t)-sənt-də-ˈpȯl How to pronounce Vincent de Paul (audio) \

Definition of Vincent de Paul (Entry 2 of 7)

Saint 1581–1660 French religious

Saint Vincent

geographical name (1)
Saint Vin·​cent | \ sānt-ˈvin(t)-sənt How to pronounce Saint Vincent (audio) , sənt-\

Definition of Saint Vincent (Entry 3 of 7)

island of the British West Indies in the central Windward Islands population 99,750

Note: Saint Vincent is a constituent part of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

Saint Vincent, Cape

geographical name (2)
variants: or Portuguese Cabo de São Vicente \ ˈkä-​bü-​dē-​ˌsau̇ⁿ-​vē-​ˈsāⁿ-​tē How to pronounce Cabo de São Vicente (audio) \

Definition of Saint Vincent, Cape (Entry 4 of 7)

cape jutting into the Atlantic in southwestern Portugal

Saint Vincent, Gulf

geographical name (3)

Definition of Saint Vincent, Gulf (Entry 5 of 7)

inlet of the Indian Ocean in South Australia east of the Yorke Peninsula

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

geographical name (4)

Definition of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (Entry 6 of 7)

country in the Windward Islands of the West Indies consisting of the islands of Saint Vincent and the northern Grenadines; capital Kingstown (on Saint Vincent), area 150 square miles (390 square kilometers), population 109,991

Sister of Saint Vincent

Sister of Saint Vin·​cent | \ -ˈvin(t)sənt\

Definition of Sister of Saint Vincent (Entry 7 of 7)

: sister of charity

History and Etymology for Vincent de Lérins

translation of French sœur de Saint-Vincent (de-Paul) after Saint Vincent de Paul †1660 French Roman Catholic priest who founded the sisterhood

Keep scrolling for more

Comments on Vincent de Lérins

What made you want to look up Vincent de Lérins? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


characterized by aphorism

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!