patron saint

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synonyms for patron saint

On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to patron saint, such as: guardian angel, beatified soul, canonized mortal, saint and martyr, and tutelary saint.

How to use patron saint in a sentence

  • A decaying statue of St. Lucia, patron saint of the blind, holds a platter with two eyes.

  • They filed out beneath the stained-glass windows depicting the patron saint of beekeepers and candle makers.

  • It was believed in Ypres that the town had been saved by the intercession of the Virgin Mary, its patron saint.

    Belgium | George W. T. (George William Thomson) Omond
  • She took part in the erection of the Cathedral of Ely amid the morasses of the “Fen” country, and was chosen as its patron saint.

    Milton's England | Lucia Ames Mead
  • San Francisco Bay, the harbor the Franciscans named for their patron saint, is noted for its picturesque scenery.

    Stories of California | Ella M. Sexton
  • Piran, the patron saint of tinners, would hardly have called down such a curse, though he might have done so if greatly provoked.

    The Cornwall Coast | Arthur L. Salmon
  • Meeting, therefore, on so auspicious a day as that of the patron saint, might in "merrie time" of old induce a little festivity.

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