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Christopher, St

Line breaks: St Chris|to¦pher
Pronunciation: /ˈkrɪstəfə
 
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Definition of Christopher, St in English:

A legendary Christian martyr, adopted as the patron saint of travellers, since it is said that he once carried Jesus Christ as a child across a river.

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