San Cristóbal


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San Cris·tó·bal

 (săn krĭs-tō′bəl, sän′ krē-stō′väl)
A city of extreme western Venezuela in a mountainous region near the Colombian border south-southwest of Maracaibo. Founded in 1561, it was severely damaged by an earthquake in 1875.
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San Cristóbal

(Spanish saŋ kriˈstoβal)
n
1. (Placename) an island in the Pacific, in the Galápagos Islands. Area: 505 sq km (195 sq miles). Former name: Chatham Island
2. (Placename) a city in SW Venezuela: founded in 1561 by Spanish conquistadores. Pop: 395 000 (2005 est)
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San Cris•tó•bal

(ˌsæn krɪˈstoʊ bəl)
n.
a city in SW Venezuela. 220,675.
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