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.
The assets, located at 167-169 Eagle Street and 304 Saint Nicholas Avenue, sold for a collective $5.
But do you recall Saint Nicholas of Myra, the man behind Santa Claus?
A Christmas market, together with lighting the Christmas tree and arrival of Saint Nicholas is planned for Saturday, December 9.
Crews are currently being trained to operate the boat's sophisticated systems, the minister said, speaking at the Charilaos Florakis naval base during an event to mark Saint Nicholas day, the navy's patron saint.
Archaeologists believe a temple below St Nicholas church in Antalya could be the final resting place of Saint Nicholas.
Sitting next to him on the return flight could be Father Christmas: Saint Nicholas was also from Turkey.
Wreaths are laid at the Pier Head memorials after the Merchant Navy Service and parade from the Church of Our Lady and Saint Nicholas, above and topPictures: IAN COOPER
SAINT Nicholas, Greek bishop, AD 270 ANDREW Jackson, US President, 1767 EVA Longoria American actress, 1975, above JULIUS Caesar, Roman politician, 44BC BENJAMIN Spock, US child expert, 1998 THORA Hird, UK actress, 2003, above
The Catholic Church honors today the memory of Saint Nicholas, more popularly known the world over as Santa Claus, one of the key figures of Christmas.