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Santa Maria

[ san-tuh muh-ree-uh; for 1, 2 also Spanish sahn-tah mah-ree-ah; for 3 also Portuguese sahn-tuh mah-ree-ah ]
/ ˈsæn tə məˈri ə; for 1, 2 also Spanish ˈsɑn tɑ mɑˈri ɑ; for 3 also Portuguese ˈsɑ̃ tə mɑˈri ɑ /
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noun

(italics) the flagship used by Columbus when he made his first voyage of discovery to America in 1492.
an active volcano in W Guatemala. 12,300 feet (3,750 meters).
a city in S Brazil.
a city in W California.

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British Dictionary definitions for Santa Maria (1 of 2)

Santa Maria1
/ (ˈsæntə məˈriːə) /

noun

the Santa Maria the flagship of Columbus on his first voyage to America (1492)

British Dictionary definitions for Santa Maria (2 of 2)

Santa Maria2

noun

(Portuguese ˈsəntə maˈria) a city in S Brazil, in Rio Grande do Sul state. Pop: 252 000 (2005 est)
(Spanish ˈsanta maˈria) an active volcano in SW Guatemala. Height: 3768 m (12 362 ft)
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