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What is Santa? What is the story behind it?

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Asked by KRISHNA KUMAR, 25 Dec '07 04:18 pm
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Santa means Saint and Agios Nikolaos, "victory of the people. (This is Greek).
Nicholas was the Bishop of Lycia of Anatolia (modern-day Antalya province, Turkey, though then it was a Greek-speaking Roman Province). He was born during the third century in the village of Patara. He had a reputation for secret gift-giving, especially to poor families for their daughters dowry. People loved him, and love him to this day. In 1087, his relics were removed and taken to Bari in southern Italy. For this reason, he is also known as Saint Nicholas of Bari. He is now commonly identified as Santa Claus.
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Answered by Nisha, 25 Dec '07 04:27 pm

 
  
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santa is a person who loves kids and fulfills their wishes
Answered by Gaurav Gurnani, 25 Dec '07 04:18 pm

 
  
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Santa is the gust who brings harmony to all during the winter
Answered by Vinod Kumar Nambiar, 25 Dec '07 05:08 pm

 
  
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its a coca-cola publicity stunt...believe it or not
Answered by pratap singh, 25 Dec '07 04:18 pm

 
  
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Answered by Narayana Raja, 25 Dec '07 06:32 pm

 
  
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a messenegr who brings happiness to all the family a messenger from god
Answered by Dinesh C S, 25 Dec '07 04:38 pm

 
  
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A Comic Charactor
Answered by Sanjeev, 25 Dec '07 04:20 pm

 
  
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