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Santa Fé

[san-tuh fey; Spanish sahn-tah fe] /ˈsæn tə ˈfeɪ; Spanish ˈsɑn tɑ ˈfɛ/
noun
1.
a city in E Argentina.
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Examples from the Web for Santa Fé
Historical Examples
  • He it was who built the towns, even the chief town of Santa Fé.

    The Trail Book Mary Austin
  • Santa Fé, the capital, was then as much a "hell" as Las Vegas.

  • Santa Fé is the entrepôt of the province, and the chief seat of its trade.

    The Scalp Hunters Mayne Reid
  • There are thieves enough in Santa Fé to steal the horses of a whole regiment.

    The Scalp Hunters Mayne Reid
  • I see you have not been long in Santa Fé, Señor, else you must have heard something about him.

    When Dreams Come True Ritter Brown
  • She knew that a continuance of her residence in Santa Fé was no longer possible.

    When Dreams Come True Ritter Brown
  • There was nothing in Santa Fé to repay him for all he had undergone in getting there.

    Some Heroes of Travel W. H. Davenport Adams
  • Why, he was going to take him to Santa Fé to be hanged for it.

    Lone Pine

    R. B. (Richard Baxter) Townshend
  • I am going to take him to Santa Fé, to the agent and to the governor.

    Lone Pine

    R. B. (Richard Baxter) Townshend
  • The port of Colastiné belongs to the railways of the Santa Fé province.

    The Argentine Republic

    Pierre Denis
British Dictionary definitions for Santa Fé

Santa Fe

noun
1.
(ˈsæntə ˈfeɪ). a city in N central New Mexico, capital of the state: one of the oldest European settlements in North America, founded in 1610 as the capital of the Kingdom of New Mexico; developed trade with the US by the Santa Fe Trail in the early 19th century. Pop: 66 476 (2003 est)
2.
(Spanish) (ˈsanta ˈfe). an inland port in E Argentina, on the Salado River: University of the Littoral (1920). Pop: 492 000 (2005 est)
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Santa Fé in Culture
Santa Fe [(san-tuh fay)]

Capital of New Mexico.

The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
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