Example sentences for: patroness

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

  • On the eastern side of Victoria Park on Causeway Road is Tin Hau Temple, dedicated to Tin Hau, the Taoist Queen of Heaven and patroness of seafarers.

  • In the New York Times , Roxana Robinson says the novel--about an Upper West Side patroness and a New Hampshire painter hailed as the "white Basquiat"--has fun with "philosophical questions": "Where is the useful intersection between art and commerce?

  • It is known that Hernán Cortés, the conqueror of Mexico, had a milagro made in the shape of a gold scorpion, which he offered to the patroness of his home, Our Lady of Guadalupe, in Guadalupe, Spain.

  • The goddess Athena, his watchful patroness, soon arranges to get him saved and sent onward.

  • His sister Lucrezia, forever smeared by anti-Spanish propaganda of the day as mistress of both her father and brother, was in fact, as Duchess of Ferrara, a generous patroness of the arts and benefactress of the poor.


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