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tutelary saint

noun as in patron saint


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Every village in the Sierra has its own tutelary saint, whose festival is celebrated with great solemnity.

In order to please their tutelary saint, all the members of the family fast for at least a week before the feast.

St. John the Baptist is the tutelary Saint of this city, and upon this day of course all possible rejoicings are made.

It is observable that the honour of the tutelary saint seems to have been more thought of than that of the Deity.

He introduced Christianity among his people, on which account he was canonized, and is now the tutelary saint of his nation.

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On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tutelary saint, such as: guardian angel, beatified soul, canonized mortal, and saint and martyr.

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