Definition of Saint olav

1. Noun. King and patron saint of Norway (995-1030).

Exact synonyms: Olaf Ii, Olav Ii, Saint Olaf, St. Olaf, St. Olav
Generic synonyms: King, Male Monarch, Rex, Saint



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saint Olav

Saint Lucian
Saint Lucian Creole French
Saint Lucians
Saint Luke
Saint Maarten
Saint Mark
Saint Martin
Saint Martin's summer
Saint Mary
Saint Matthew
Saint Matthew the Apostle
Saint Monday
Saint Nicholas
Saint Nick
Saint Olaf
Saint Olav
Saint Paddy's
Saint Patrick
Saint Patrick's Day
Saint Paul
Saint Peter
Saint Peter's wreath
Saint Peter Port
Saint Peter the Apostle
Saint Petersburg
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Saint Thomas
Saint Thomas Aquinas
Saint Thomas a Becket
Saint Ulmo's fire

Literary usage of Saint olav

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1. History of the Norwegian People by Knut Gjerset (1915)
"The death-knell sounds in the breast of the man Who draws his sword 'gainst his native land." 1 43. OLAV HARALDSSON OR OLAV THE SAINT Olav Haraldsson, ..."

2. Saga Time by John Fulford Vicary (1887)
"A very strong wave of Christianity spread over Norway after the death of Olav Haraldson, who was canonized as saint olav. Miraculous stories were circulated ..."

3. Adventure Guide Sweden by Elisabet Olesen (2005)
"According to legend, saint olav christened the islanders during a visit in 1029, after which wooden churches were built. The well-traveled and wealthy ..."

4. A History of the Middle Ages: From the Overthrow of the Western Empire in by Leonhard Schmitz (1865)
"Svend was succeeded by his five sons, Harald, Canute the Saint, Olav, Eric, and Nicholas, who governed the kingdom one after another. The second of these, ..."

5. Norway by Martin Gostelow (2002)
"The spring is said to have gushed from the ground at the spot where the body of King (later Saint) Olav was first buried. ..."

6. History of the Norwegian People by Knut Gjerset (1915)
"The death-knell sounds in the breast of the man Who draws his sword 'gainst his native land." 1 43. OLAV HARALDSSON OR OLAV THE SAINT Olav Haraldsson, ..."

7. Saga Time by John Fulford Vicary (1887)
"A very strong wave of Christianity spread over Norway after the death of Olav Haraldson, who was canonized as saint olav. Miraculous stories were circulated ..."

8. Adventure Guide Sweden by Elisabet Olesen (2005)
"According to legend, saint olav christened the islanders during a visit in 1029, after which wooden churches were built. The well-traveled and wealthy ..."

9. A History of the Middle Ages: From the Overthrow of the Western Empire in by Leonhard Schmitz (1865)
"Svend was succeeded by his five sons, Harald, Canute the Saint, Olav, Eric, and Nicholas, who governed the kingdom one after another. The second of these, ..."

10. Norway by Martin Gostelow (2002)
"The spring is said to have gushed from the ground at the spot where the body of King (later Saint) Olav was first buried. ..."

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