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 (krĭs′tə-fər), Saint fl. third century ad.
Christian martyr often depicted as a giant who converted to Christianity and thereafter devoted himself to carrying travelers across a river. His feast, July 25, was dropped from the Catholic liturgical calendar in 1969.
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(Biography) Saint. 3rd century ad, Christian martyr; patron saint of travellers
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(ˈkrɪs tə fər)

Saint, died A.D. c250, Christian martyr.
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Noun1.Christopher - Christian martyr and patron saint of travellers (3rd century)Christopher - Christian martyr and patron saint of travellers (3rd century)
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[ˈkrɪstəfəʳ] NCristóbal
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