Definition of patron saint in English:
The protecting or guiding saint of a person or place.
- Mother insisted that William and I each say a prayer to Saint Christopher, the patron saint of travellers.
- He was a devout catholic and was always writing prayers to his patron saint, Saint Rita of lost causes.
- Saint Devote, the patron saint of Monaco, is venerated in a ritual held on 27 January every year.
Definition of patron saint in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan