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Santander

[sahn-tahn-der] /ˌsɑn tɑnˈdɛr/
noun
1.
Francisco de Paula
[frahn-sees-kaw th e pou-lah] /frɑnˈsis kɔ ðɛ ˈpaʊ lɑ/ (Show IPA),
1792–1840, South American soldier and statesman: president of New Granada 1832–37.
2.
a seaport in N Spain: Altamira prehistoric cave drawings nearby.
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  • That was why he wanted Mogro to facilitate a landing at Santander.

  • After a few thrusts, Santander seemed surprised at his fruitless efforts.

    The Free Lances Mayne Reid
  • For the order so to dispose of them he knew to have come from Santander himself!

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  • Nothing of either friendship or humanity actuated Santander.

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  • Those were the Hussars, with Santander at their head, though the ladies knew not that.

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  • Santander was himself irresolute, and would willingly have done so.

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  • Santander had said nothing of the reason for arresting them; nor had they cared to inquire.

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  • It must then be conveyed either on mules or in waggons to Cadiz and Santander.

    Gatherings From Spain Richard Ford
  • His brother had just arrived from Santander, and to him he introduced me.

    The Bible in Spain George Borrow
British Dictionary definitions for Santander

Santander

/Spanish santanˈdɛr/
noun
1.
a port and resort in N Spain, on an inlet of the Bay of Biscay: noted for its prehistoric collection from nearby caves; shipyards and an oil refinery. Pop: 184 778 (2003 est)
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