Definitions for saintes
A city in the southeastern French du00E9partement Charente-maritime, the former capital of the Saintogne province.
A French Catholic diocese named after the above, its see.
A French arrondissement named after the above, its capital.
A small French Caribbean island chain in the Leeward Islands, a dependency of Guadeloupe.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
an interesting old town in West France, dep. Charente-Inférieure, on the Charente, 28 m. SE. of Rochefort; known in ancient times as Mediolanum; has some splendid Roman remains, a cathedral, &c.; manufactures copper and iron goods, leather, &c.