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Sax or S AX may refer to:


  • BeppoSAX catalogue (SAX), also called BX and 1SAX, in x-ray astronomy
  • SAX, the Bratislava Stock Exchange stock index
  • SaX, the SUSE Linux tool for configuring graphics hardware (SuSE advanced X Window System-configuration)
  • Simple API for XML, a method of reading data files in computing
  • South African Express, a South African regional airline


  • Oett M. Mallard (1915–1986), also known as Sax Mallard, Chicago-based jazz saxophonist and bandleader
  • Lincoln Thompson (1949–1999), Jamaican reggae singer, musician and songwriter also known as Sax
  • Sax (surname)
  • Sax Rohmer, pen name of Arthur Henry Sarsfield Ward (1883–1959), English novelist best known for creating the villain Fu Manchu



  • Baron of Sax, later Sax-Hohensax, a Swiss title - see Hohensax castle
  • ISO 639 code for the Saa language, spoken in Vanuatu
  • SA-X, an enemy in the video game Metroid Fusion
  • Sax, a traditional Aleut coat made from bird skins and sea otter fur
  • Seax, also spelled sax, an ancient Germanic, single-edged knife
  • Short for saxophone, a musical instrument

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