from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Santa Claus.

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  • proper n. Santa Claus
  • proper n. A female given name

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the legendary patron saint of children; an imaginary being who is thought to bring presents to children at Christmas


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  • I think sad santa is so cute! doesn't look like Santa, but maybe a pouty little elf.

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  • If you want read more about scary santa clauses I highly recommend you get a hold of David Sedaris's hilarious short story observation about the many varieties of Santa too bad I can't remember the title of the story.

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  • SANTA CLAUS: What do you want Santa bring you for Christmas?

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  • SANTA CLAUS: So, what should Santa bring you on Christmas Eve?

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  • SANTA CLAUSE: Well, it's a magic number because Santa is magical.

    CNN Transcript Dec 21, 2008

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  • "SANTA CLAUS": Santa works for cookies and milk and carrots for the reindeer.

    CNN Transcript Dec 20, 2008

  • SANTA FE - Although 22 train cars derailed this morning in Santa Fe, prompting mandatory evacuations within a mile of the incident, only two of the tankers on the ground leaked.

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