Santiago

[ san-tee-ah-goh; Spanish sahn-tyah-gaw ]
/ ˌsæn tiˈɑ goʊ; Spanish ˌsɑnˈtyɑ gɔ /

noun

a city in and the capital of Chile, in the central part.
Also called Santia·go de Com·pos·te·la [duh-kom-puh-stel-uh; Spanish the -kawm-paws-te-lah]. /dəˌkɒm pəˈstɛl ə; Spanish ðɛ ˌkɔm pɔsˈtɛ lɑ/. a city in NW Spain: pilgrimage center; cathedral.
a city in SW Panama.

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British Dictionary definitions for Santiago

Santiago
/ (ˌsæntɪˈɑːɡəʊ, Spanish sanˈtjaɣo) /

noun

the capital of Chile, at the foot of the Andes: commercial and industrial centre; two universities. Pop: 5 623 000 (2005 est)Official name: Santiago de Chile (de ˈtʃile)
a city in the N Dominican Republic. Pop: 479 000 (2005 est)Official name: Santiago de los Caballeros (de los kaβaˈʎeros)
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Cultural definitions for Santiago

Santiago
[ (san-tee-ah-goh, sahn-tee-ah-goh) ]

Capital of Chile and the largest city in the country, located in central Chile; commercial and political center of Chile and one of the largest cities in South America.

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