A Visit from St Nicholas
Saint Nicholas Saint Nicholas, St Nicholas St. Nicholas, n. A Dutch saint, who was reputed to bring gifts to children on Christmas even, giving rise to the modern legend of {Santa Claus}. [PJC]

{A Visit from St. Nicholas} The original name for a poem by Clement Clarke Moore, popularly called titled {The Night Before Christmans}. It is a popular poem with the theme of St. Nicholas (Santa Claus) coming to bring gifts to children on Christmans eve. See {Night Before Christmas} in the vocabulary. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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