Example sentences for: patriarch

How can you use “patriarch” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Lenin in his mausoleum is an historical symbol of our past, but I agree with Alexiy II, patriarch of all Russia, when he says that it isn't Christian-like behavior to keep the body of a long-dead person on public display."

  • Sam Bronfman, the family patriarch and Edgar Sr.'s father, was an utterly implacable businessman, the Atilla of liquor.

  • The patriarch protects, is good, powerful, wise.

  • Children, siblings, nieces, and nephews all gather at a prosperous estate to celebrate the 60 th birthday of its formidable patriarch (Henning Moritzen), who turns out to have had monstrous designs on two of his own children.

  • It said the patriarch has criticized NATO but has asked "the leaders of Yugoslavia, like those of the Atlantic alliance, to halt military operations."

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