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San Rafael

[san ruh-fel; for 1 also Spanish sahn rah-fah-el] /ˌsæn rəˈfɛl; for 1 also Spanish sɑn ˌrɑ fɑˈɛl/
noun
1.
a city in W Argentina.
2.
a city in W California, N of San Francisco.
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  • "I was commanded to bring these prisoners into San Rafael," was my reply.

  • More interesting is the quiet little town of San Rafael to the south.

    Argentina W. A. Hirst
  • Till 1903 San Rafael had no railway connection with anywhere.

    The Amazing Argentine John Foster Fraser
  • True, they say they are going, but only our posts at San Rafael and Sonoma checked them.

    The Little Lady of Lagunitas Richard Henry Savage
  • San Rafael will soon be ours,” said one of the officers of the staff.

    The Campaign of the Jungle

    Edward Stratemeyer
  • The San Rafael was lost upon this coast, and the fleet thus reduced to two vessels.

  • A housewife in San Rafael was at the moment in a butcher shop buying meat for her family.

    The Stutterer R.R. Merliss
  • The lucerne farms run along the San Rafael line to Batavia, and at this point they reach the limits of the colonized zone.

    The Argentine Republic

    Pierre Denis
  • In December, 1817, San Rafael was founded, and made a splendid record of conversions.

    Chimes of Mission Bells Maria Antonia Field
  • She is delighted because all the family are with her now, and they are to be in San Rafael the rest of the summer.

    Brenda's Ward Helen Leah Reed

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