San Isidro
San Isidro
proper noun
1. (religious) 
El 15 de mayo los madrileños celebran a su patrón, San Isidro.On May 15th, the people of Madrid celebrate their patron, Saint Isidore.
San Isidro
Saint Isidore
San Isidro is the patron saint of Madrid, and gives his name to the week-long festivities which take place round 15 May. Originally an 18th-century trade fair, the San Isidro celebrations now include music, dance, a famous romería, theatre and bullfighting. The isidrada is in fact one of the most important dates in the bullfighting calendar.
note See culture box in entry romería.
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