HyperDic: nicholas

English > 1 sense of the word Nicholas:
NOUNperson Nicholas, Saint Nicholas, St. Nicholasa bishop in Asia Minor who is associated with Santa Claus (4th century)
Nicholas > pronunciation
Soundsnih'kahlahs; nih'klahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > Nicholas: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA bishop in Asia Minor who is associated with Santa Claus (4th century).
SynonymsSaint Nicholas, St. Nicholas
Instance ofbishopA senior member of the Christian clergy having spiritual and administrative authority
saintA person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization
SpanishNicolás
CatalanMicolau, Nicholas, Nicolau

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