saint's day
noun Date: 15th century a day in a church calendar on which a saint is commemorated

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • saint's day — n the day of the year when the Christian church remembers a particular saint …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • saint's day — saint s ,day noun count the day of the year chosen by a Christian church to honor a particular SAINT …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • saint's day — saint s′ day n. a day in a church calendar commemorating a particular saint • Etymology: 1400–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • saint's day — ► NOUN ▪ (in the Christian Church) a day on which a saint is particularly commemorated …   English terms dictionary

  • saint's day — noun a day commemorating a saint • Hypernyms: ↑day • Hyponyms: ↑name day • Part Holonyms: ↑church year, ↑Christian year * * * noun : a day in a church calendar on which a saint is commemorat …   Useful english dictionary

  • saint's day — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms saint s day : singular saint s day plural saint s days the day of the year chosen by a Christian church to honour a particular saint …   English dictionary

  • saint's day — noun A day in a liturgical calendar that is observed in honour of a saint; not necessarily a holiday. Syn: feast day …   Wiktionary

  • saint's day — /ˈseɪnts deɪ/ (say saynts day) noun a day in the Christian church calendar set apart for the commemoration of a particular saint …   Australian English dictionary

  • saint's day — a day of celebration commemorating a particular saint. [1400 50; late ME] * * * …   Universalium

  • saint's day — noun (in the Christian Church) a day on which a saint is particularly commemorated …   English new terms dictionary

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