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Noun: Santa Claus  'san-tu,kloz
  1. The legendary patron saint of children; an imaginary being who is thought to bring presents to children at Christmas
    - Santa, Kriss Kringle [US], Father Christmas [Brit], Saint Nicholas, Saint Nick, St. Nick

Derived forms: Santa Clauses

Type of: imaginary being, imaginary creature, patron saint

Encyclopedia: Santa Claus, IN