Santa Claus

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English[edit]

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A Japanese depiction of Santa Claus circa 1914.

Etymology[edit]

From the Dutch folk tale of Sinterklaas based on the historical figure Saint Nicholas, a bishop from Myra in Asia Minor.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈsæn.təˌklɔːz/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈsæn.təˌklɑz/, /ˈsæn.təˌklɔz/
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Santa Claus

  1. A mythological figure who traditionally is believed to bring presents to people (especially children) at Christmas time.
  2. A city in Georgia, USA
  3. A town in Indiana

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Proper noun[edit]

Santa Claus m

  1. Santa Claus

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