Definition of Stella Maris in English:

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Stella Maris

Pronunciation: /ˌstelə ˈmeris/


chiefly literary
A female protector or guiding spirit at sea (a title sometimes given to the Virgin Mary).
Example sentences
  • Under the patronage of Our Lady, whose Latin title Stella Maris means ‘Star of the Sea,’ we have a threefold mission in the Diocese of Savannah and beyond.


Latin, literally 'star of the sea'.

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Syllabification: Stel·la Mar·is

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