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Saint Patrick's Day [or] St. Patrick's Day

seInt pae trihks deI
part of speech: noun
definition: a holiday on March 17 every year celebrated by the Irish in honor of the most important saint of Ireland. In the United States, Saint Patrick's Day is also a day to honor Ireland itself or to celebrate having come from Ireland. Because the color green is a symbol of Ireland, many people where green on this holiday.