Santa Claus Meaning in Cambridge American English Dictionary
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Santa Clausnoun [C]

 us   /ˈsæn·tə ˌklɔz/ (also Santa,  /ˈsæn·tə/ )
an imaginary old man with white hair, a long white beard , and a red coat who, children are told, brings them presents at Christmas
Translations of “Santa Claus”
in Vietnamese Ông già Nô en…
in Spanish Papa Noel…
in Thai ซานตาคลอส…
in Malaysian Santa Klaus…
in Chinese (Traditional) 聖誕老人…
in Indonesian Sinterklas…
in Chinese (Simplified) 圣诞老人…
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