Definition of Stella Maris in English:

Stella Maris

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Pronunciation: /ˌstɛlə ˈmarɪs
 
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noun

chiefly • literary
  • A female protector or guiding spirit at sea (a title sometimes given to the Virgin Mary).
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    • 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.

Origin

Latin, literally 'star of the sea'.

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