Definition of Vitus, St in English:

Vitus, St

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Pronunciation: /ˈvʌɪtəs
 
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( Died circa 300), Christian martyr. He was the patron of those who suffered from epilepsy and certain nervous disorders, including St Vitus’s dance (Sydenham’s chorea). Feast day, 15 June.

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