Definition of St Augustine from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

St Augustine

 
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(died 604) a Christian saint who was sent from Rome to England with 40 monks to teach Christianity to the Anglo-Saxons. The king of Kent, Ethelbert, was converted by him and became a Christian. Augustine built a church in his capital city, Canterbury, and became the first Archbishop of Canterbury.