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Patrick (ˈpætrɪk Pronunciation for Patrick



  1. Saint. 5th century ad, Christian missionary in Ireland, probably born in Britain; patron saint of Ireland. Feast day: March 17

Example Sentences Including 'Patrick'

'Aren't you going to take advantage of Patrick 's largesse then?
Director of the Soil Association Patrick Holden said:'This is a major breakthrough for organic farmers in England.
Country Life (2004)
Frances dialled the Fulham number and found herself answered by Patrick.
Salley Vickers INSTANCES OF THE NUMBER 3 (2002)
In Seoul yesterday an estimated 3,000 people lined the streets for a St Patrick 's parade.
Irish Times (2002)
John Patrick Flanagan was a shipyard workers ' leader in the Belfast yards all his working life.
Glasgow Herald (2001)
La Rue was born Danny Patrick Carroll in Cork, the youngest of four children.
Glasgow Herald (2001)
When Patrick Cormack stands up to talk about Bosnia, he is heard respectfully, with only the most discreet rolling of the eyes.
Boris Johnson LEND ME YOUR EARS (2003)
With or without a shamrock, the late Archbishop of Cali was probably a man of whom St Patrick would have approved.
Irish Times (2002)
You were talking about Patrick and now I'm talking about Patrick " "I was talking about you.
Clive Barker SACRAMENT (2001)


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