[ san -wahn, hwahn; Spanish sahn -hwahn ]
/ ˌsæn ˈwɑn, ˈʰwɑn; Spanish sɑn ˈʰwɑn /
a seaport in and the capital of Puerto Rico, in the N part.
a city in W Argentina.
a river in S Nicaragua, flowing E from Lake Nicaragua along the Nicaragua-Costa Rica border to the Caribbean Sea. About 110 miles (175 km) long.
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British Dictionary definitions for San Juan
/ (Spanish saŋ ˈxwan) /
the capital and chief port of Puerto Rico, on the NE coast; University of Puerto Rico; manufacturing centre. Pop: 433 733 (2003 est)
a city in W Argentina: almost completely destroyed by an earthquake in 1944. Pop: 455 000 (2005 est)
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