Complete Definition of "Saint Nicholas"

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Proper noun
en-proper noun|sg=saint|Saint Nicholas

  1. A 4th century Greek bishop.
  2. The patron saint of children.
  3. The American, Latin American, and British variant of the European folk myth of Saint Nicholas, explaining the source of Christmas presents given to children on Christmas Day.

Synonyms
Father Christmas
Kriss Kringle
Santa Claus
St Nick

Translations
trans-top|4th century Greek bishop
Finnish: Pyhä Nikolaus
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trans-top|patron saint of children
Finnish: Pyhä Nikolaus
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trans-top|Santa Claus
See: Santa Claus
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Category:Christmas
Category:Saints

it:Saint Nicholas

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