[ seynt fran-swah; French san frahn-swah ]
/ ˌseɪnt frænˈswɑ; French sɛ̃ frɑ̃ˈswɑ /
a river in S Quebec, Canada, flowing generally W to the St. Lawrence River. 165 miles (266 km) long.
The Story Behind Saint Patrick’s NameMarch 17th marks the annual celebration of Saint Patrick’s Day, or Lá Fhéile Pádraig in Irish. But, who was Saint Patrick?
Also called Saint Francis.
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