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A city of northern Spain on the Bay of Biscay west-northwest of Bilbao. It was a major port after the discovery of America and is now a resort and industrial center.
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(Placename) a port and resort in N Spain, on an inlet of the Bay of Biscay: noted for its prehistoric collection from nearby caves; shipyards and an oil refinery. Pop: 184 778 (2003 est)
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San•tan•der(ˌsæn tænˈdɛər, ˌsɑn tɑn-)
a seaport in N Spain. 188,539.
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