Santander

[ sahn-tahn-der ]
/ ˌsɑn tɑnˈdɛr /
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noun

Fran·cis·co de Pau·la [frahn-sees-kaw th e pou-lah] /frɑnˈsis kɔ ðɛ ˈpaʊ lɑ/, 1792–1840, South American soldier and statesman: president of New Granada 1832–37.
a seaport in N Spain: Altamira prehistoric cave drawings nearby.

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Santander

/ (Spanish santanˈdɛr) /

noun

a port and resort in N Spain, on an inlet of the Bay of Biscay: noted for its prehistoric collection from nearby caves; shipyards and an oil refinery. Pop: 184 778 (2003 est)
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