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Santander

[sahn-tahn-der]
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noun
  1. Fran·cis·co de Pau·la [frahn-sees-kaw th e pou-lah] /frɑnˈsis kɔ ðɛ ˈpaʊ lɑ/, 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.

  • For the order so to dispose of them he knew to have come from Santander himself!

    The Free Lances

    Mayne Reid

  • Nothing of either friendship or humanity actuated Santander.

    The Free Lances

    Mayne Reid

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

    The Free Lances

    Mayne Reid

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

    The Free Lances

    Mayne Reid


British Dictionary definitions for santander

Santander

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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