a benevolent figure of legend, associated with Saint Nicholas, supposed to bring gifts to children on Christmas Eve.
the legendary patron saint of children, commonly identified with Saint Nicholas, who brings presents to children on Christmas Eve or, in some European countries, on Saint Nicholas’ Day Often shortened to Santa Also called Father Christmas
- Santa claus melon
noun See Christmas melon
[sahn-tah kaw-law-mah th e grah-mah-net] /ˌsɑn tɑ kɔˈlɔ mɑ ðɛ ˌgrɑ mɑˈnɛt/ noun 1. a city in NE Spain.
noun 1. a city on the coast of California. 2. an island in NW Santa Barbara Islands. 3. a city in central Bolivia. 4. St. Croix (def 1). noun 1. a province of S Argentina, on the Atlantic: consists of a large part of Patagonia, with the forested foothills of the Andes in the west […]
[san-tuh krooz duh ten-uh-rif, -reef, -ree-fey; Spanish sahn-tah krooth th e te-ne-ree-fe, kroos] /ˈsæn tə ˈkruz də ˌtɛn əˈrɪf, -ˈrif, -ˈri feɪ; Spanish ˈsɑn tɑ ˈkruθ ðɛ ˌtɛ nɛˈri fɛ, ˈkrus/ noun 1. a seaport on NE Tenerife island, in the W Canary Islands. Santa Cruz de Tenerife /ˈsæntə ˈkruːz də ˌtɛnəˈriːf; Spanish ˈsanta ˈkruθ […]