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Meaning of "Saint Swithin's Day" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SAINT SWITHIN'S DAY

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SAINT SWITHIN'S DAY

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Saint Swithin's Day is a noun.
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WHAT DOES SAINT SWITHIN'S DAY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of Saint Swithin's Day in the English dictionary

The definition of Saint Swithin's Day in the dictionary is July 15, observed as a Church festival commemorating Saint Swithin. It is popularly supposed that if it rains on this day the rain will persist for the next 40 days.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SAINT SWITHIN'S DAY

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Saint Matthias
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Saint Patrick´s Day
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Saint Paul´s
Saint Peter Port
Saint Peter´s
Saint Peter´s Church
Saint Peter´s fish
Saint Petersburg
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Saint Simon Zelotes
Saint Thomas
Saint Valentine´s Day
Saint Vincent
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Saint Vitus´ dance
Saint Vitus´s dance

WORDS THAT END LIKE SAINT SWITHIN'S DAY

Christmas Day
Columbus Day
Father´s Day
Guy Fawkes Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Lammas Day
Last Day
Lord´s Day
May Day
Memorial Day
Midsummer´s Day
Mother´s Day
New Year´s Day
Orangeman´s Day
Saint Patrick´s Day
Saint Valentine´s Day
Thanksgiving Day
the Lord´s Day
Veterans Day

Synonyms and antonyms of Saint Swithin's Day in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Saint Swithin's Day» into 25 languages

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Translator English - Chinese

圣斯威森节
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

El día de San Swithin
570 millions of speakers

English

Saint Swithin´s Day
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सेंट Swithin दिवस
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

عيد القديس Swithin ل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

День Святого Суизина
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Dia de São Swithin
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সেন্ট সুইথিন দিবস
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Jour de la Saint Médard
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Hari Saint Swithin
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Heiliger Swithin Tag
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

聖Swithinの日
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

세인트 Swithin 의 날
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Saint Swithin´s Day
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

Ngày Thánh swithin của
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

செயிண்ட் ஸ்வித்தின் தினம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

संत स्वातीन दिन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Saint Swithin Günü
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Giorno di San Swithin
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Dzień Świętego Swithin za
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

День Святого Суизина
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Ziua Sfântului Swithin lui
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Ημέρα του Αγίου Swithin του
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Saint Swithin ´s Day
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

Saint Swithin dag
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Saint Swithin Dagen
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SAINT SWITHIN'S DAY»

The term «Saint Swithin's Day» is used very little and occupies the 183.688 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SAINT SWITHIN'S DAY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Saint Swithin's Day

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SAINT SWITHIN'S DAY»

Discover the use of Saint Swithin's Day in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Saint Swithin's Day and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The new tablet of memory; or, Recorder of remarkable events, ...
The popular superstition connected with St. Swithin's Day is expressed in a Scotch proverb :— " Saint Swithin's Day, gif ye do rain, For forty days it will remain ; Saint Swithin's Day, an ye be fair, For forty daies 'twill rain nae mair. " Mr. Howard, in ...
William D. Reider, 1841
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Medii Ævi Kalendarium Or, Dates, Charters, and Customs of ...
An old Scots proverb on St. Swithin's Day (July 15), prognosticates in nearly the same manner: “ Saint Swithin's day, gif ye do rain, For 40 days it will remain . Saint Swithin's day, an ye be fair, For 40 days 'twill rain na mair.” Ben Jonson speaks ...
Robert Thomas Hampson, 1841
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Medii Ævi Kalendarium: Or, Dates, Charters, and Customs of ...
An old Scots proverb on St. Swithin's Day (July 15), prognosticates in nearly the same manner : " Saint Swithin's day, gif ye do rain, For 40 days it will remain Saint Swithin's day, an ye he fair, For 40 days 'twill rain na mair." Ben Jonson speaks ...
Robert Thomas Hampson, 1841
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art
Martin, however, when he went in for wet, was more moderate than his uncanonised brother Swithun, commonly called St. Swithin ; he, as every one knows, is content with nothing under forty days : Saint Swithin's Day, gin ye do rain, For forty ...
‎1873
5
American Quarterly Review
Saint Swithin's day, gif ye do rain For forty daies it will remain Saint Swithin's day, an ye be fair For forty daies 'twill rain na mair.” So saith an old Scotch proverb. In the time of old Ben, it was an ancient tradition,* and is asserted to have taken its ...
‎1828
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The American Quarterly Review
Saint Swithin's day, gif ye do rain For forty daies it will remain Saint Swithin's day, an ye be fair For forty daies 'twill rain na mair." So saith an old Scotch proverb. In the time of old Ben, it was an ancient tradition,* and is asserted to have taken its ...
‎1828
7
Pope-Pourri: What You Don't Remember From Catholic School
Saint Swithin's Day (July 15). Another weather-predicting day. Reason: Saint Swithin wanted to be buried in a church cemetery so that "the sweet rain of heaven might fall upon his grave," but his fellow monks interred him in a cathedral instead ...
‎1994
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A Book of Feasts and Seasons
Saint Swithin 's Day, if thou dost rain, For forty days it will remain: Saint Swithin's Day, if thou be fair, For forty days t'will rain no mair. St Swithin lived in the ninth century, when England was divided into seven different kingdoms. He was a close ...
Joanna Bogle, 1992
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macedonian folklore
If Candlemass day be wet and foul, The half o' winter's gane at Yule.1 Another Scotch proverb refers distinctly to the "forty days." Saint Swithin's day, gin ye do rain, For forty days it will remain ; Saint Swithin's day, an ye be fair, For forty days ' t ...
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Macedonian Folklore
If Oandlemass day be wet and foul, The half o' winter's gane at Yule! Another Scotch proverb refers distinctly to the “forty days.” Saint Swithin's day, gin ye do rain, For forty days it will remain; Saint Swithin's day, an ye be fair, For forty days 't will ...
G. F. Abbott, 2011

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Saint Swithin's Day [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/saint-swithins-day>. Oct 2020 ».
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