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Patrick, Saint

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishPatrick, SaintSaint PatrickPat‧rick, Saint /ˈpætrɪk/  (?389–461 AD) the patron saint of Ireland, who helped to spread the Christian religion there and who people think got rid of snakes in Ireland. St Patrick’s Day, 17th March, is celebrated in Ireland and in the US, where people drink Irish beer and often wear green clothes.Saint PatrickSaint Patrick   see Patrick, Saint
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