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St. Christopher

Definitions

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  • n. the largest of the islands comprising Saint Christopher-Nevis
  • n. Christian martyr and patron saint of travellers (3rd century)

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Examples

  • It constituted the chief feature of the servant problem in Saint X, as everybody called St. Christopher; and the servant problem there, as everywhere else, was the chief feature of domestic economy.

    The Second Generation

  • If you’re going to permit partial names, St. Kitts and Nevis is also formally known as St. Christopher and Nevis.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Names:

  • San Cristobal de las Casas: The name combines the city's patron saint, St. Christopher, with the latter part of the name of Chiapas 'first bishop, the beloved Dominican Friar Bartolome de las Casas (1484-1566).

    Bob Schulman: Chiapas Runs Hot and Cold

  • St. Christopher, patron saint of travelers, finds himself eternally shadowed by this more mercurial genie.

    BREAKFAST WITH SOCRATES

  • Not even his trusty silver medallion of St. Christopher could protect him against such overwhelming numbers.

    Storyteller

  • For as long as Daria could remember, Chloe had uttered that prayer every time she got in a car -- even after St. Christopher had been de sainted Chloe had a bit of the rebel in her.

    Dolls

  • Padre Pio was telling the story of St. Christopher, and how he had carried the child Jesus on his shoulders across a river.

    Padre Pio's Secret: His Shoulder Wound

  • It was in a comment at ShukerNature that I read about a dog-headed image of St. Christopher and did a quick Google search to come up with the image above different than the image mentioned in the comment!

    Deities of the Canine Kind

  • ADELSON: He always wore that St. Christopher and he had it on when he deployed.

    CNN Transcript Oct 19, 2009

  • ADELSON: He always wore that St. Christopher, and he had it on when he deployed.

    CNN Transcript Oct 18, 2009

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