- a city in SW California.
- a river flowing SE from central South Carolina to the Atlantic. 143 miles (230 km) long.
- a branch of the Dakota Indians, comprising the Mdewakanton, Sisseton, Wahpekute, and Wahpeton.
- the dialect of Dakota spoken by the Santee peoples.
Also called Dakota (for defs 3, 4).
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Examples from the Web for santee
Laura: I lost my job as a bartender in Santee, so I had to start drawing Social Security.South Carolina Primary: Meet the Voters
January 21, 2012
Your crossing the Santee must depend upon your own discretion.A Sketch of the Life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion
William Dobein James
They come from all parts of Dakota and the Santee Reservation.
In this spot and at Santee Agency the Indian is seen at his best.
He was one of the leading chiefs of the Santee band of Sioux Indians.Among the Sioux
R. J. Creswell
Three of these delegates were from our Santee school, and one from Hampton.
- a river in SE central South Carolina, formed by the union of the Congaree and Wateree Rivers: flows southeast to the Atlantic; part of the Santee-Wateree-Catawba River System an inland waterway 866 km (538 miles) long. Length: 230 km (143 miles)