from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A saint who is regarded as the intercessor and advocate in heaven for a nation, place, craft, activity, class, or person.

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  • noun A saint from whom a specific group claims special protection or prayers.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a saint who is considered to be a defender of some group or nation


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