Santa

[san-tuh; for 2 also Spanish sahn-tah]
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noun

a river in W central Peru, flowing NW into the Pacific Ocean. About 200 miles (322 km) long.

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Santa

noun

informal short for Santa Claus
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Word Origin and History for santa

Santa

n.

1893 as a shortened form of Santa Claus.

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