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Definitions and Synonyms of patron saint | Another word for patron saint | What is patron saint?

Definition 1: a saint who is considered to be a defender of some group or nation - [noun denoting person]

(patron saint is a kind of ...) a person who cares for persons or property

(patron saint is a kind of ...) a person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization

(... is an instance of patron saint) the legendary patron saint of children; an imaginary being who is thought to bring presents to children at Christmas

(... is an instance of patron saint) Christian martyr and patron saint of travellers (3rd century)

(... is an instance of patron saint) patron saint of shoemakers; he and his brother were martyred for trying to spread Christianity (3rd century)

(... is an instance of patron saint) patron saint of Wales (circa 520-600)

(... is an instance of patron saint) Christian martyr; patron saint of England; hero of the legend of Saint George and the Dragon in which he slew a dragon and saved a princess (?-303)

(... is an instance of patron saint) Apostle and patron saint of Ireland; an English missionary to Ireland in the 5th century

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