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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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]