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Pillar,female name of Latin origin "battery", its meaning is "That which is the pillar or support for yours"Name very widespread in Spain.
Our Lady of Pilar. The Apostle Santiago, I was next to the Ebro river, remembering the words of Jesus (Go all over the world preaching the gospel and baptizing people in the name of the father, the son and the holy spirit); when the Virgin Mary appeared to him. According to tradition, it happened in the year 40, Santiago received an image as a souvenir and the mandate to build a temple in that place. A chapel was built, which was later replaced by a beautiful sanctuary. Such was her devotion that in 1642 she was declared patron of the city of Zaragoza with the title of Mary. It is the second most visited shrine in Spain, after Santiago de Compostela.
His Saint is celebrated on October 12.
Pilar diminutive variants: Pili, Piluca.
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