Definition of St patrick's day

1. Noun. A day observed by the Irish to commemorate the patron saint of Ireland.

Exact synonyms: March 17, Saint Patrick's Day
Generic synonyms: Day

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Lexicographical Neighbors of St Patrick's Day

St Helens
St Ignatius' bean
St James's
St James's Palace
St John
St John's Day
St John's Eve
St John's Night
St John's bread
St John's wort
St John's wort family
St Joseph
St Martin's Day
St Mary's
St Mihiel
St Patrick's Day
St Peter's wort
St Valentine's Day
Stachys palustris
Stachys sylvatica
Stader splint
Staderini's nucleus

Literary usage of St patrick's day

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Rosslyn Missal: An Irish Manuscript in the Advocates' Library, Edinburgh by Hugh Jackson Lawlor (1899)
"Another collect for St. Patrick-s Day is found in two inedited Irish ... Besides these two main groups of collects for St. Patrick-s Day we find three ..."

2. The Musical World (1876)
"... in which Mrs Herman Vezin will appear as Marie de Pontages ; and on Saturday the great national celebration of St Patrick s Day will take place. ..."

3. A History of Canada by Charles George Douglas Roberts (1897)
"On St. Patrick,s Day of 1866 the Fenian invasion was looked for, and the Canadian militia stood in arms along the border. But the weather was bad, ..."

4. Catalogue of Opera Librettos Printed Before 1800 by Oscar George Theodore Sonneck, Albert Schatz (1914)
"... and "Well come let us hear" "were composed on purpose for this opera and that the ballad tunes "Larry Gorgan" and "St. Patrick s day" were introduced. ..."

5. The Life of William H. Seward by Frederic Bancroft (1900)
"In speaking at a St. Patrick s-day celebration, in 1846, he reviewed with minuteness and great perspicacity the wrongs that had been inflicted upon Ireland. ..."

6. History of the American Theatre by George Overcash Seilhamer (1891)
"... or Haymarket successes, became very popular, and some of them held the stage until within a com- IRISHMAN IN LONDON. paratively recent ST PATRICK.S DAY ..."

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