Santa Claus

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noun San·ta Claus \ˈsan-tə-ˌklȯz also ˈsan-tē-\

Definition of Santa Claus

  1. :  a plump white-bearded and red-suited old man in modern folklore who delivers presents to good children at Christmastime —called also Santa

Origin and Etymology of santa claus

modification of Dutch Sinterklaas, alteration of Sint Nikolaas Saint Nicholas


SANTA CLAUS Defined for English Language Learners

Santa Claus

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Definition of Santa Claus for English Language Learners

  • : an imaginary fat man with a white beard and a red suit who gives toys to children at Christmas



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