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Another name for Santa Claus.See also Santa Claus
- ‘The figure of Santa Claus first begins to show up among the Pennsylvania Dutch in the mid 1820s in the form of Kris Kringle, or as he was also known, Belsnickle.’
- ‘Kris Kringle is coming to town on Friday, December 1st, as the star of this year's Kris Kringle Procession.’
- ‘The name we often use for Santa Claus, Kris Kringle, originally evolved out of the word Christkindl, or ‘Christ Child.’’
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