Example sentences for: patron

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

  • He met with a hostile response from the Pagan population, but did convert Dionysus who later became the patron saint of Athens.

  • His death in 1591 by seppuku (the ritual disemboweling more crudely known to Westerners as harakiri) was in fact commanded by Toyotomi Hideyoshi, his former friend and patron.

  • Without a patron saint of its own, the town has elevated the rock to be its saint!

  • Sint Nicolaas is an important saint for Amsterdam, being patron of the city and of seafarers.

  • When an arts patron bequeathed a quarter-million dollars to the city for a work of public art in the '80s, the fledgling arts commission invited big-city curators to jury the competition.


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