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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References in classic literature ?
I vow to Saint Nicholas of Limoges a candlestick of pure gold ''
Hirsch said those restaurants participating in the preparation of the meal include: Saint Nicholas Brewing Company, The 'W' Restaurant and Lounge, Kalin's Cafe and Red Hawk Golf and Country Club.
With 107 units totaling 91,395 s/f, the deal encompasses two clusters of multi-family buildings at West 141st Street: 606,610,614 and 622 Saint Nicholas Avenue and 129,133,135,137 and 139 Edgecombe Avenue.
In February, police received a report that a 19-year-old man had been assaulted outside Tup Tup on Saint Nicholas Street.
The service took place at the Anglican parish church of Liverpool, Our Lady and Saint Nicholas, on Thursday, December 20, at 6pm, including a selection of readings and carols.
The modern Santa Claus grew out of traditions surrounding the historical Saint Nicholas (a fourth-century Greek bishop and gift-giver of Myra), the British figure of Father Christmas and the Dutch figure of Sinterklaas (himself also based on Saint Nicholas).
Saint Nicholas told him he hasn't been so jolly since he heard about the number of youngsters involved in accidents.
Police were called to Saint Nicholas Street in the city centre shortly after 1am yesterday.
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.
From the amazing ornate domes, the gold plate ship on top of Our Lady and Saint Nicholas church and Wellington monument, there is plenty to see in Liverpool.
After a marketing campaign by the joint agents, Carter Jonas, a number of offers were received and the company is now pleased to announce that it has exchanged contracts to sell the joint freehold/leasehold interest to Saint Nicholas House Ltd, with completion due in three months' time.