Main definitions of Stephen, St in English

: Stephen, St1Stephen, St2

Stephen, St1

proper noun

  • (died c.35), Christian martyr. One of the original seven deacons in Jerusalem appointed by the Apostles, he was charged with blasphemy and stoned, thus becoming the first Christian martyr. Feast day (in the Western Church) 26 December; (in the Eastern Church) 27 December.

Main definitions of Stephen, St in English

: Stephen, St1Stephen, St2

Stephen, St2

proper noun

  • (c.977–1038), king and patron saint of Hungary, reigned 1000–38. The first king of Hungary, he took steps to Christianize the country. Feast day, 2 September or (in Hungary) 20 August.