[ san-tee ]


  1. a city in SW California.
  2. a river flowing SE from central South Carolina to the Atlantic. 143 miles (230 km) long.
  3. a branch of the Dakota Indians, comprising the Mdewakanton, Sisseton, Wahpekute, and Wahpeton.
  4. the dialect of Dakota spoken by the Santee peoples.


/ sænˈtiː /


  1. 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)

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After winning our case, the county told us that our staff would need to travel to the county archives in Santee to see the documents.

The county told us that we’d need to travel to the archives in Santee to see the documents.

Sycamore Landfill in Santee is one of the top 10 largest in the state, said Ryan Schauland, manager of greenhouse gas emissions quality assurance at California Air Resources Board, so it’s expected that it would emit some methane given its size.

For nearly the last five years, she’s lived at the Las Colinas Detention and Re-entry Facility in Santee, the primary point of intake for women prisoners in San Diego County, which is home to a psychiatric security unit.

In the process, U-T columnist Michael Smolens writes, the dispute is bringing renewed attention on Santee’s history of racially motivated violence.

Laura: I lost my job as a bartender in Santee, so I had to start drawing Social Security.

A hundred Indian ponies and forty or fifty head of cattle at the Santee agency had perished.

The military control attempted to interfere with the sending away of Teeton young men to the Santee school.

But Santee Agency, Nebraska, united more of the requisite conditions of central position and roomy accommodations.

As the sickly season had now commenced, Greene withdrew his army to a cool and salubrious position on the high hills of Santee.

I know one young girl who would profit much by going for several years to Santee.


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