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Santa Cruz

[ san-tuh-krooz; for 3 also Spanish sahn-tah kroos ]
/ ˈsæn tə ˈkruz; for 3 also Spanish ˈsɑn tɑ ˈkrus /
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noun
a city on the coast of California.
an island in NW Santa Barbara Islands.
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
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)
a city in E Bolivia: the second largest town in Bolivia. Pop: 1 352 000 (2005 est)
another name for Saint Croix

British Dictionary definitions for Santa Cruz (2 of 2)

Santa Cruz2
/ (Spanish ˈsanta ˈkruθ) /

noun
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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