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Santa Claus

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Santa Claus
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
1. (Saint Nicholas)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico)
a. Santa Claus
Mi abuelo siempre se viste de Santa Claus para la Nochebuena.My grandpa always dresses up as Santa Claus for Christmas Eve.
b. Santa
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¿Por qué Santa Claus le trajó una bicicleta a David? Se portó mal todo el año.Why did Santa bring David a bicycle? He was naughty all year.
c. Father Christmas (United Kingdom)
Siempre me he preguntado cómo caben tantos regalos en la bolsa de Santa Claus.I've always wondered how so many presents fit inside Father Christmas's bag.
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