Santa Fe

[ san-tuh fey ]
/ ˈsæn tə ˈfeɪ /

noun

a city in and the capital of New Mexico, in the N part: founded c1605.
a steam locomotive having a two-wheeled front truck, ten driving wheels, and a two-wheeled rear truck.

Related formsSanta Fean, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for santa fean

Santa Fean

/ (ˈsæntə ˈfeɪən) /

adjective

of or relating to Santa Fe or its inhabitants

noun

a native or inhabitant of Santa Fe

Santa Fe

noun

(ˈsæntə ˈfeɪ) a city in N central New Mexico, capital of the state: one of the oldest European settlements in North America, founded in 1610 as the capital of the Kingdom of New Mexico; developed trade with the US by the Santa Fe Trail in the early 19th century. Pop: 66 476 (2003 est)
(Spanish ˈsanta ˈfe) an inland port in E Argentina, on the Salado River: University of the Littoral (1920). Pop: 492 000 (2005 est)
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Culture definitions for santa fean

Santa Fe

[ (san-tuh fay) ]

Capital of New Mexico.

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