Also known as

  • formerly Saint Jean d’Acre


Seaport, Palestine, lying north of Mount Carmel, and west of the mountains of Galilee. Under the Romans it was called Ptolemais. Saint Paul landed here on his way from Asia Minor to Jerusalem (Acts, 21).

MLA Citation

  • “Acre”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 11 November 2014. Web. 29 July 2021. <>