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
References in classic literature ?
I vow to Saint Nicholas of Limoges a candlestick of pure gold ''
Everybody knows the melancholy end of that nobleman, which befell at Naples two months after the French Revolution of 1830; when the Most Honourable George Gustavus, Marquis of Steyne, Earl of Gaunt and of Gaunt Castle, in the Peerage of Ireland, Viscount Hellborough, Baron Pitchley and Grillsby, a Knight of the Most Noble Order of the Garter, of the Golden Fleece of Spain, of the Russian Order of Saint Nicholas of the First Class, of the Turkish Order of the Crescent, First Lord of the Powder Closet and Groom of the Back Stairs, Colonel of the Gaunt or Regent's Own Regiment of Militia, a Trustee of the British Museum, an Elder Brother of the Trinity House, a Governor of the White Friars, and D.
Then the vehicle disappeared round one of the turnings of Fort Saint Nicholas.
It will be the first time Bucharest, renowned for its historic museums, parks and churches like Saint Nicholas, above, has been served direct from Scotland.
Family and friends filled Our Lady & Saint Nicholas Church in Liverpool city centre for the funeral of the newlywed officer in January.
The 24-year-old was injured when a person on a motorbike shot him outside Tup Tup Palace nightclub in Saint Nicholas Street, Newcastle upon Tyne.
Nunez-Fondeur recently helped his client purchase unit Apt 65 at 660 Saint Nicholas Avenue--a two bedroom, 1-bath unit--for $195,000.
It is a time for families and friends to get together to exchange gifts and to see the look on a child's face, is magical and unforgettable, as a present is opened, and believing that Saint Nicholas has come down the chimney, truly highlights that it is indeed the time of goodwill to all.
Saint Nicholas was a historic 4th-century Christian saint and Greek Bishop of Myra in Lycia.
Because Saint Nicholas helped so many children in need, young people still receive gifts on his feast day, December 6, if they leave their shoes or a plate by the door the evening of December 5.
It already had a strong foundation in its own group of 10 works by the painter, from the superlative Family of Darius before Alexander (1565-67) to the four large allegorical ceiling paintings from around 1575, and from the Adoration of the Kings (1573) from the Venetian church of San Silvestro to the Consecration of Saint Nicholas (1562) from San Benedetto Po, near Mantua.
Earlier on the Cypriot minister took part in the official celebrations to mark the name day of Saint Nicholas, protector saint of the navy, at the naval base Evangelos Florakis, in Mari, located near Limassol.