Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

Santa

[san-tuh; for 2 also Spanish sahn-tah]
See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com
noun
  1. Santa Claus.
  2. a river in W central Peru, flowing NW into the Pacific Ocean. About 200 miles (322 km) long.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for santa

Contemporary Examples

Historical Examples


British Dictionary definitions for santa

Santa

noun
  1. informal short for Santa Claus
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Word Origin and History for santa

Santa

n.

1893 as a shortened form of Santa Claus.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper