San Marino

[ san muh-ree-noh; for 1, 2 also Italian sahn mah-ree-naw ]

  1. a small republic in E Italy: the oldest independent country in Europe. 38 sq. mi. (98 sq. km). Capital: San Marino.

  2. a town in and the capital of this republic.

  1. a city in SW California.

Other words from San Marino

  • San Mar·i·nese [mar-uh-neez, -nees], /ˌmær əˈniz, -ˈnis/, noun, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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British Dictionary definitions for San Marino

San Marino

/ (ˌsæn məˈriːnəʊ) /

  1. a republic in S central Europe in the Apennines, forming an enclave in Italy: the smallest republic in Europe, according to tradition founded by St Marinus in the 4th century. Official language: Italian. Religion: Roman Catholic majority. Currency: euro. Capital: San Marino. Pop: 32 448 (2013 est). Area: 62 sq km (24 sq miles)

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