Main definitions of Augustine, St. in English

: Augustine, St.1Augustine, St.2

Augustine, St.1

proper noun

  • (died c.604), Italian churchman; known as St. Augustine of Canterbury. Sent from Rome by Pope Gregory the Great, he founded a monastery at Canterbury and became its first archbishop. Feast day, May 26.

Pronunciation

Augustine, St.

/ˌsānt ˈäɡəstēn/ /ˌseɪnt ˈɑɡəstin/

Main definitions of Augustine, St. in English

: Augustine, St.1Augustine, St.2

Augustine, St.2

proper noun

  • (354–430), doctor of the Church; known as St. Augustine of Hippo. He became bishop of Hippo in North Africa in 396. His writings, such as Confessions (400) and City of God (412–427), dominated subsequent Western theology. Feast day, August 28.

Pronunciation

Augustine, St.

/ˌseɪntˈɔɡəstin/ /ˈôɡəˌstēn/