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    #1

    with or without 'a'

    On saint`s day

    or

    On a saint`s day

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    #2

    Re: with or without 'a'

    'Saint's Day' is a specific day(like Christmas Day or New Year's Day), so no 'a'.

    'A' is used for something non-specific eg. Monday/Tuesday/sunny day/cloudy day.

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    #3

    Re: with or without 'a'

    You'd normally use the name- on St Swithin's day, etc.

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