Definition of Saint christopher

1. Noun. Christian martyr and patron saint of travellers (3rd century).

Exact synonyms: Christopher, St. Christopher
Generic synonyms: Patron Saint

2. Noun. The largest of the islands comprising Saint Christopher-Nevis.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saint Christopher

Saint Baeda
Saint Barbara
Saint Barthélemy
Saint Beda
Saint Bede
Saint Benedict
Saint Bernard
Saint Bernards
Saint Boniface
Saint Bride
Saint Bridget
Saint Brigid
Saint Bruno
Saint Catharines
Saint Charles
Saint Christopher
Saint Christopher-Nevis
Saint Cloud
Saint Crispin
Saint David
Saint David's Day
Saint Denis
Saint Dominic
Saint Edward the Confessor
Saint Edward the Martyr
Saint Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton
Saint Elmo's fire
Saint Elmo's fires
Saint Elmo's light
Saint Emilion

Literary usage of Saint christopher

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1. Stepping Stones to Literature by Sarah Louise Arnold, Charles Benajah Gilbert (1897)
"THE LEGEND OF saint christopher. BY HELEN HUNT JACKSON. FOR many a year Saint Christopher Served God in many a land; And master painters drew his face, ..."

2. The Poets of the Nineteenth Century by Evert Augustus Duyckinck (1878)
"Stands saint christopher, carven in stone, With the little child in his huge caress, And the arms of the baby Jesus thrown About his gigantic tenderness; ..."

3. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge edited by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1883)
"saint christopher, an island of the British West Indies, often called St. Kin's, in the Leeward group, separated from Nevis on the southeast by a strait 2 ..."

4. The Statutes of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland [1807-1868/69] by Great Britain, George Kettilby Rickards (1836)
"HEREAS the Islands of Antigua, saint christopher, Nevis, and Montserrat in the West Indies, were in the Month of ..."

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