Santa Cruz

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San·ta Cruz

 (săn′tə kro͞oz′)
1. (also sän′tä kro͞os′) A city of central Bolivia northeast of Sucre. Founded c. 1560, it is a trade and processing center.
2. A city of northern California on Monterey Bay south of San Francisco. It was founded as a Spanish mission in 1791 and became a resort in the mid-1800s.

Santa Cruz

(ˈsæntə ˈkruːz; Spanish ˈsanta ˈkruθ)
1. (Placename) a province of S Argentina, on the Atlantic: consists of a large part of Patagonia, with the forested foothills of the Andes in the west Capital: Río Gallegos. Pop: 206 897 (2000 est). Area: 243 940 sq km (94 186 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a city in E Bolivia: the second largest town in Bolivia. Pop: 1 352 000 (2005 est)
3. (Placename) another name for Saint Croix

Santa Cruz

(Spanish ˈsanta ˈkruθ)
(Biography) Alvaro de Bazán. 1526–88, Spanish naval commander, who proposed, assembled, and prepared the Spanish Armada but died shortly before it sailed for England

San′ta Cruz′

1. a city in central Bolivia. 441,717.
2. an island in NW Santa Barbara Islands.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Santa Cruz - a town in western California on Monterey Bay; a tourist center
Calif., California, Golden State, CA - a state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes
2.Santa Cruz - a city in central Bolivia
Bolivia, Republic of Bolivia - a landlocked republic in central South America; Simon Bolivar founded Bolivia in 1825 after winning independence from Spain
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On two occasions I saw some ostriches swimming across the Santa Cruz river, where its course was about four hundred yards wide, and the stream rapid.
The Company had plantations on the Santa Cruz Islands, hundreds of miles across the sea, and there it sent its Solomon Islands' incorrigibles.
He first cast anchor at Botany Bay, visited the Friendly Isles, New Caledonia, then directed his course towards Santa Cruz, and put into Namouka, one of the Hapai group.
His Santa Cruz boat's-crew escaped in the whale-boat to Choiseul, and Mather, in the Lily, sailed over to Marovo.
I recruited them for Aolo, and being salt-water men they put them on the Sandfly that was lost on the way to the Santa Cruz.
The uneducated foreigner could not even furnish a Santa Cruz Punch, an Eye- Opener, a Stone-Fence, or an Earthquake.
Santa Cruz County Bank's common stock is listed Over the Counter (OTCQB) under the stock symbol SCZC.
At Coche Point at Santa Cruz Island, whales exhale the heart-shaped plume that helps identify them as gray whales and supplies one of their nicknames: ``Valentine whales.
The Santa Cruz mountain portion, 35 km long, was the southernmost to move in the great 1906 San Francisco earthquake.
The Bajo Pobre gold occurrence is located in the prolific Deseado Massif region of Santa Cruz Province, Argentina.
The 10 reserves extend from the shoreline out various distances up to 3 nautical miles at San Miguel, Santa Rosa, Santa Cruz, Anacapa and Santa Barbara Islands, and Richardson Rock.
Under that structure, which was based on outdated cost of service data, some Santa Cruz County customers pay higher rates than their peers in Mohave County.

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