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patron saint

noun [C]
 
 
a saint (= a special, famous Christian) who is believed to help a particular place, person, or activity: St. Christopher is the patron saint of travellers.Religious titles
Translations of “patron saint”
in Chinese (Traditional) 守護聖徒,守護神…
in Russian святой-покровитель…
in Turkish koruyucu aziz…
in Chinese (Simplified) 守护圣人,主保圣人…
in Polish patron/ka…
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