Definition of patronal in English:

patronal

adjective

  • Relating to a patron saint:

    ‘the patronal festival of the parish church of St Peter’
    • ‘In addition to the national festival of the Virgin of Meritxell, each parroquia has its own patronal festival.’
    • ‘On Sunday, I was back at church singing for the patronal festival and a visit from the Bishop of Edinburgh.’
    • ‘And tomorrow is a special day, because it is the patronal festival, and there is big music to do.’
    • ‘Since Sunday, October 31, is the eve of All Saints day, the service will be treated as the church's patronal service.’
    • ‘Although very powerful, the emperor did not usurp all patronal resources.’

Pronunciation:

patronal

/pəˈtrəʊn(ə)l/