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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In Germany and other European countries it was believed by the children that the tree glittering with candles and bright baubles, and the gifts found beneath the tree, were the work of jolly old Saint Nicholas, Saint Nicholaus, or Santa Claus, as we know him.