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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)
n
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)
n
(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′

(kruz)
n.
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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