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[san-tee-ah-goh; Spanish sahn-tyah-gaw] /ˌsæn tiˈɑ goʊ; Spanish ˌsɑnˈtyɑ gɔ/
a city in and the capital of Chile, in the central part.
Also called Santiago de Compostela
[duh-kom-puh-stel-uh; Spanish th e kawm-paws-te-lah] /dəˌkɒm pəˈstɛl ə; Spanish ðɛ ˌkɔm pɔsˈtɛ lɑ/ (Show IPA)
. a city in NW Spain: pilgrimage center; cathedral.
a city in SW Panama. Unabridged
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  • The site was made the seat of a bishopric, and a village grew up there, named santiago de compostela.

    A History of Spain Charles E. Chapman
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Santiago de Compostela

/Spanish de kɔmpɔsˈtela/
a city in NW Spain: place of pilgrimage since the 9th century and the most visited (after Jerusalem and Rome) in the Middle Ages; cathedral built over the tomb of the apostle St James. Pop: 92 339 (2003 est) Latin name Campus Stellae (ˈkæmpəs ˈstɛliː)


/ˌsæntɪˈɑːɡəʊ; Spanish sanˈtjaɣo/
the capital of Chile, at the foot of the Andes: commercial and industrial centre; two universities. Pop: 5 623 000 (2005 est) Official name Santiago de Chile (de ˈtʃile)
a city in the N Dominican Republic. Pop: 479 000 (2005 est) Official name Santiago de los Caballeros (de los kaβaˈʎeros)
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Santiago [(san-tee-ah-goh, sahn-tee-ah-goh)]

Capital of Chile and the largest city in the country, located in central Chile; commercial and political center of Chile and one of the largest cities in South America.

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