Examples of patroness in a Sentence
a patroness of the arts
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La Virgen de la Candelaria, the patroness of the Canary Islands, was the original name of the church that eventually became San Fernando Cathedral.
Kirsten Scott offers a saucy charm as the prowling patroness, Milo Davenport, playing her as a younger, hotter Peggy Guggenheim.
Miss Havisham from Great Expectations This boss patroness takes her single self to the extreme by ignoring not just her own sell-by date: buy a few cakes and tea sandwiches to leave out for several weeks if not months to create this look.
Saint Agnes is the patroness of the Diocese of Rockville Centre, for which Bishop Perez is being ordained an auxiliary bishop, and a lamb's head, painted gold, appears on the arms of the Diocese.
Meanwhile, Milo Davenport (Emily Ferranti), a wealthy American art lover seeking repute as a patroness of the arts, meets all three men and falls for Jerry.
The Madonna del Ghisallo became known as the patroness of travelers.
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PATRONESS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of patroness for English Language Learners
: a woman who gives money and support to an artist, organization, etc. : a female patron
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