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ST. CHRISTOPHER

 Dictionary entry overview: What does St. Christopher mean? 

ST. CHRISTOPHER (noun)
  The noun ST. CHRISTOPHER has 2 senses:

1. Christian martyr and patron saint of travellers (3rd century)
2. the largest of the islands comprising Saint Christopher-Nevis

  Familiarity information: ST. CHRISTOPHER used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ST. CHRISTOPHER (noun)


Sense 1St. Christopher [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Christian martyr and patron saint of travellers (3rd century)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

Christopher; Saint Christopher; St. Christopher

Instance hypernyms:

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


Sense 2St. Christopher [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The largest of the islands comprising Saint Christopher-Nevis

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

Saint Kitts; St. Kitts; Saint Christopher; St. Christopher

Instance hypernyms:

island (a land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water)

Holonyms ("St. Christopher" is a part of...):

Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Christopher-Nevis; Saint Kitts and Nevis; St. Christopher-Nevis; St. Kitts and Nevis (a country on several of the Leeward Islands; located east southeast of Puerto Rico; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1983)


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