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Santa Isabel

[san-tuh iz-uh-bel; Spanish sahn-tah ee-sah-bel] /ˈsæn tə ˈɪz əˌbɛl; Spanish ˈsɑn tɑ ˌi sɑˈbɛl/
noun
1.
former name of Malabo.
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  • These latter were Santa Isabel and Aguage, with 5500 vines, valued at $22,162.

  • Another of the bands of one hundred had proceeded, meanwhile, to the plains of Santa Isabel.

    The History of Cuba, vol. 3 Willis Fletcher Johnson
  • Earlier in the month they had attacked and taken a fortified camp in the neighborhood of Santa Isabel.

    The History of Cuba, vol. 3 Willis Fletcher Johnson
  • Two of these—the third made its escape—were the colliers, already familiar to us, the Santa Isabel and Baden.

  • Santa Isabel (Santa Clara), with a population of five thousand, does a good business in sugar and cattle.

    Industrial Cuba Robert P. Porter
  • This island lies with that of Santa Isabel west-by-north and east-by-south.

    The Solomon Islands and Their Natives

    H. B. (Henry Brougham) Guppy
  • Here our captain having to do a little business, we anchor for the night in the harbour of Santa Isabel.

    West African studies Mary Henrietta Kingsley
British Dictionary definitions for Santa Isabel

Santa Isabel

/Spanish ˈsanta isaˈβɛl/
noun
1.
the former name (until 1973) of Malabo
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