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 (brĭj′ĭd), Saint ad 451?-525?
Irish nun who is credited with establishing a convent and monastery and with promoting the conversion of Ireland to Christianity.
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(Biography) Saint Brigid See Bridget1
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(ˈbrɪdʒ ɪd, ˈbri ɪd)

also Brig•it



Saint, a.d. 453–523, Irish abbess: a patron saint of Ireland.
Also called Bride.
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Noun1.Brigid - Irish abbess; a patron saint of Ireland (453-523)
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