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.
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saint's day

n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) Christianity a day in the church calendar commemorating a saint
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saint's′ day`



n.
a day in a church calendar commemorating a particular saint.
[1400–50]
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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
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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.
A resident of Baguio City drowned at the Hundred Islands National Park at 6 p.m; on Thursday (November 1), All Saint's Day, police said.
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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.
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.
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 ....
Children roll the stone into place GOING, GOING, GONE.....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.
Pupils were able to celebrate their patron saint's day in style.
The Prince's Trust Go Red for Wales scheme will encourage workers, including those at Black Horse Finance in Cardiff, pictured below right, to adorn their surroundings in all things scarlet to raise money for the charity's work and mark the national saint's day.
Whatever, April 23 (our saint's day, for those interested) simply doesn't go off with the sort of bang that patron saint days do in other parts of the UK.