Definition of patroness in English:
A female patron.
- She'd been so timid that she had been frightened of the very dancing partners that the patronesses of Almack's had chosen for her.
- Sadly, Rameau outlived his patroness by only a few months.
- Perhaps the most important of the anthropomorphic Shinto deities is the sun goddess Amaterasu, the patroness and ancestor of the Japanese emperors.
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