Alban

[ awl-buhn, al- ]
/ ˈɔl bən, ˈæl- /

noun

Saint, 3rd century a.d., first English martyr.

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Alban
/ (ˈɔːlbən) /

noun

Saint. 3rd century ad, the first English martyr. He was beheaded by the Romans on the site on which St Alban's Abbey now stands, for admitting his conversion to Christianity. Feast day: June 17
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