Saint Nicholas

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Related to St. Nicholas Day: Nikolaus, Sankt Nikolaus
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Synonyms for Saint Nicholas

a bishop in Asia Minor who is associated with Santa Claus (4th century)

the legendary patron saint of children

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So this is how we Anglicans find ourselves sitting around in the church hall on St.
Images of the jolly American figure have now been making their way into the shops, along with ``Jingle Bells'' and other seasonal tunes popular in the United States, helping to turn Christmas into more of an occasion for gift-giving and inevitably stealing some of the allure of St.
Over the centuries there developed a custom, particularly in Holland, of hiding gifts such as nuts, apples and small presents in children's stockings on St.