Saint Patrick's Day

Saint Pat·​rick's Day | \ -ˈpa-triks- How to pronounce Saint Patrick's Day (audio) \
variants: or St. Patrick's Day

Definition of Saint Patrick's Day

: March 17 observed by the Roman Catholic Church in honor of St. Patrick and celebrated in Ireland in commemoration of his death

First Known Use of Saint Patrick's Day

1726, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Saint Patrick's Day was in 1726

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“Saint Patrick's Day.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of Saint Patrick's Day

: March 17 celebrated in honor of Saint Patrick


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