patron saint definition

  • noun:
    • A saint who is viewed as the intercessor and advocate in paradise of a nation, place, craft, activity, course, or individual.
    • A saint from who a particular group statements special protection or prayers.
    • a saint who's considered to be a defender of some group or nation
  • adjective:
    • a saint considered the strange protector of a country, neighborhood, chapel, profession, etc., or of an individual.

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