Santa Cruz

[ san-tuh-krooz; for 3 also Spanish sahn-tah kroos ]

noun
  1. a city on the coast of California.

  2. an island in NW Santa Barbara Islands.

  1. a city in central Bolivia.

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British Dictionary definitions for Santa Cruz (1 of 2)

Santa Cruz1

/ (ˈsæntə ˈkruːz, Spanish ˈsanta ˈkruθ) /


noun
  1. a province of S Argentina, on the Atlantic: consists of a large part of Patagonia, with the forested foothills of the Andes in the west Capital: Río Gallegos. Pop: 206 897 (2000 est). Area: 243 940 sq km (94 186 sq miles)

  2. a city in E Bolivia: the second largest town in Bolivia. Pop: 1 352 000 (2005 est)

  1. another name for Saint Croix

British Dictionary definitions for Santa Cruz (2 of 2)

Santa Cruz2

/ (Spanish ˈsanta ˈkruθ) /


noun
  1. Alvaro de Bazán. 1526–88, Spanish naval commander, who proposed, assembled, and prepared the Spanish Armada but died shortly before it sailed for England

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