saint's day


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saint's day

(sānts)
n. pl. saints' days
A day in a liturgical calendar that is observed in honor of a saint.

saint's day

n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) Christianity a day in the church calendar commemorating a saint

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n.
a day in a church calendar commemorating a particular saint.
[1400–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.saint's day - a day commemorating a saint
day - a day assigned to a particular purpose or observance; "Mother's Day"
Christian year, church year - the year in the ecclesiastical calendar; especially feast days and special seasons
name day - the feast day of a saint whose name one bears
References in classic literature ?
Each guild had its patron saint, and after a time the members of a guild began to act a play on their saint's day in his honor.
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Labour have said they will create four new bank holidays - one on each UK country's patron saint's day if it wins the general election.
The yearly All Saint's Day and All Soul's Day exodus is expected to peak starting today as millions of Filipinos head for their home provinces to pay respect to their departed loved ones.
She then asked if it was a saint's day, independence day or a national day?
Anyone who's been to Dublin on St Patrick's Day will know that they make a very big deal of their patron saint's day over there", with festivals, parades and all manner of reasons for people to take a flight or a ferry to take in the spectacle.
The West Midlands' tourist attraction marked our patron saint's day by flying the Cross Of St George atop 11th century Dudley Castle.
A survey - carried out ahead of yesterday's Festival of Englishness in London - revealed that 76 per cent of those polled wanted to make more of the patron saint's day on April 23.
However, the 200-plus cars were oblivious to our patron saint's day.
Today the congregation at St Cuthbert's chapel on the Farne Islands celebrated the church's saint's day, which falls on March 20, on St Aidan's Day (August 31) because it was deemed too dangerous to cross the North Sea to the Farne Islands in March .
The village of Efenechtyd has revived its saint's day stone-throwing tradition, with Roger giving a demonstration Pictures: CHARLES HENSHAW Roger failed in his attempt to fully lift the 300lb feat stone at Ysbyty Ifan
Director Kevin Lamb said: "It is the best possible way to celebrate our patron saint's day.