Saint Nicholas

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Saint Nicholas

or Saint Nick  (sānt)
n.
Santa Claus.
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Noun1.Saint Nicholas - a bishop in Asia Minor who is associated with Santa Claus (4th century)Saint Nicholas - a bishop in Asia Minor who is associated with Santa Claus (4th century)
2.Saint Nicholas - the legendary patron saint of childrenSaint Nicholas - the legendary patron saint of children; an imaginary being who is thought to bring presents to children at Christmas
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Roman Catholics will observe tomorrow the Feast of Saint Nicholas (San Nicolas) of Tolentino (Italy), a popular and widely venerated saint of the Roman Catholic Church.
Lieutenant Colonel Jan Pilgrim will also play a key role in the Concert for the Feast of Saint Nicholas at Durham Cathedral later this week.
Lieutenant Colonel Jan Pilgrim, of North Shields, will make an appearance at the Concert for the Feast of Saint Nicholas at Durham Cathedral on Friday.