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pa·tron saint

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  1. patron saintnoun

    a saint who is considered to be a defender of some group or nation

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  1. Rick Santorum:

    It is, in many respects, a humbling experience... If I didn't love it I wouldn't do it, we're sort of the patron saint of underdog candidates for president. We were the most unlikely of candidates to win and were not in the race until the very end.

  2. Lisa Bitel:

    And much like love itself, St. Valentine and his reputation as the patron saint of love are not matters of verifiable history, but of faith.

  3. Father Evagoras Constantinides:

    We are focused and prayerful and intent on doing whatever we can to recover the icon of our patron saint. It belongs in our house of worship. It belongs with our people, it’s really a shame.

  4. Rick Santorum:

    We're sort of the patron saint of underdog candidates for president. We were the most unlikely of candidates to win and were not in the race until the very end.

  5. John McCain:

    It's one of these things you just propose amendments to bills and encourage hearings and sooner or later the dam breaks, but I have to tell you ... the power of this maritime lobby is as powerful as anybody or any organization I have run up against in my political career. All I can do is appeal to the patron saint of lost causes and keep pressing and pressing and sooner or later you have to succeed.


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