St. Gall

St. Gall, a NE. canton of Switzerland, on the Austrian frontier; its splendid lake and mountain scenery and mineral springs render many of its towns popular holiday resorts; the embroidery of cottons and other textiles is an important industry. St. Gall (28), the capital, is situated on the Steinach, 53 m. E. of Zurich; is a town of great antiquity, and celebrated in past ages for its monastic schools; its magnificent mediæval cathedral has been restored; the old Benedictine monastery is used now for government purposes, but still contains its famous collection of MSS.; embroidering textiles is the chief industry.

Population (circa 1900) given as 230,000.

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

Saint-Évremond, Charles Marguetel de Saint-Denis, Seigneur de * St. Gothard
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
St. James's Palace
St. John
St. John
St. Johns
St. Joseph