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Augustine, Saint

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Augustine, Saint ô´gəstēn, –tĭn; ôgŭs´tĭn [key], Lat. Aurelius Augustinus, 354–430, one of the Latin Fathers of the Church and a Doctor of the Church, bishop of Hippo (near present-day Annaba, Algeria), b. Tagaste (c.40 mi/60 km S of Hippo).

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