Definition of St. David

1. Noun. Patron saint of Wales (circa 520-600).

Exact synonyms: David, Saint David
Generic synonyms: Patron Saint



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Lexicographical Neighbors of St. David

St. Bede
St. Benedict
St. Bernard
St. Bernards
St. Boniface
St. Bride
St. Bridget
St. Brigid
St. Bruno
St. Catharines
St. Christopher
St. Christopher-Nevis
St. Cloud
St. Crispin
St. Dabeoc's heath
St. David (current term)
St. Denis
St. Dominic
St. Edward the Confessor
St. Edward the Martyr
St. Elias Mountains
St. Elias Range
St. Elmo's fire
St. Elmo's fires
St. Eustatius
St. Francis
St. Francis River
St. George
St. George's

Literary usage of St. David

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1. English Writers: An Attempt Towards a History of English Literature by Henry Morley, William Hall Griffin (1888)
"Archbishop Ussher says that St. David died in 554, aged eighty-two, but there is some reason for dating his death a little later. ..."

2. English Writers: An Attempt Towards a History of English Literature by Henry Morley, William Hall Griffin (1888)
"Archbishop Ussher says that St. David died in 554, aged eighty-two, but there is some reason for dating his death a little later. ..."

3. The Monks of the West, from St. Benedict to St. Bernard by Charles Forbes Montalembert, Aurélien Courson (1872)
"St. David, monk and bishop, the Benedict of Wales. ... Right of asylum as for St. David. — The Hate of Cadoc. — He takes refuge in Armorica, ..."

4. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1890)
"... and afterward« became "a Inner Temple, where be wa« •: 7-»-~ of St. David in WtW ... St David ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"Soon after his election St David found it necessary to ... Recent criticism, while admitting that St David founded a see at ..."

6. Insula Sanctorum Et Doctorum: Or, Ireland's Ancient Schools and Scholars by John Healy (1908)
"St. David, Archbishop of Menevia, is the most striking figure amongst, ... St. David was born about the middle of the fifth century, and lived, it seems, ..."

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