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Santa Catalina

[san-tuh kat-l-ee-nuh] /ˈsæn tə ˌkæt lˈi nə/
noun
1.
an island off the SW coast of California, opposite Long Beach: resort. 132 sq. mi. (342 sq. km).
Also called Catalina, Catalina Island.
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  • This island is within the territory of the Spaniards, who have named it Santa Catalina.

    Margaret Tudor Annie T. Colcock
  • It now belongs to Colombia, and is often called Santa Catalina.

  • Society, in a body, appeared to be rusticating at Santa Catalina.

    Mariposilla Mary Stewart Daggett
  • The busy district of Santa Catalina lies between it and the sea.

    The Fortunate Isles

    Mary Stuart Boyd
  • After dinner to-day, we take saddle-horses for a ride to Santa Catalina.

    To Cuba and Back Richard Henry Dana
  • This is the island Santa Catalina, though that, mark you, is not the Indian name.

    Their Mariposa Legend Charlotte Herr
  • Evidently a whole flock of cranes was flying somewhere above my head toward the island of Santa Catalina.

    Life and Death Henryk Sienkiewicz
  • If one desires a thoroughly insular climate, he may cross to the picturesque island of Santa Catalina.

    Our Italy Charles Dudley Warner
  • In the beaterio of Santa Catalina de Sena they are not allowed to leave the convent.

  • Already the English had struck at Santa Catalina, and that mission outpost was abandoned soon thereafter.

British Dictionary definitions for Santa Catalina

Santa Catalina

/ˈsæntə ˌkætəˈliːnə/
noun
1.
an island in the Pacific, off the coast of SW California: part of Los Angeles county: resort. Area: 181 sq km (70 sq miles) Also called Catalina Island
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