Saint Nicholas

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Saint Nicholas

  1. A 4th-century Greek bishop from Anatolia.
  2. (Christianity) The patron saint of children.
  3. (Christianity) The patron saint of the marines in the Orthodox tradition.
  4. Santa Claus; a figure derived from traditions surrounding the historical Saint Nicholas who is said to bring Christmas presents to children on Christmas Day.


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