St. Denis

St. Denis, a town of France, on a canal of the same name, 4 m. N. of Paris, noted for its old abbey church, which from the 7th century became the burying-place of the French monarchs. During the Revolution in 1793 the tombs were ruthlessly desecrated; there is also a school for the daughters of officers of the Legion of Honour, founded by Napoleon; manufactures chemicals, printed calicoes, &c.

Population (circa 1900) given as 48,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

St. Davids * St. Elias, Mount
St. Asaph
St. Bees
St. Bernard
St. Brieuc
St. Christopher
St. Clair
St. Cloud
St. Cyr
Saint-Cyr, Laurent Gouvion, Marquis de
St. Davids
St. Denis
St. Elias, Mount
St. Elmo's Fire
St. Étienne
Saint-Évremond, Charles Marguetel de Saint-Denis, Seigneur de
St. Gall
St. Gothard
St. Helena
St. Helens
St. Helier
St. Ives