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- A female folk saint venerated primarily in Mexico and among Mexican-Americans in the United States. A personification of death, also associated with healing, protection, and safe delivery to the afterlife.
- (personification of death): Azrael, Death, the Grim Reaper, the reaper, the pale rider, the rider, the angel of death, the Shinigami, psychopomp
patron saint of death