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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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