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n. pl. Santee or San·tees
A member of the eastern branch of the Sioux, comprising the Mdewakanton, Sisseton-Wahpeton, and Wahpekute peoples, with present-day populations in Nebraska, Minnesota, the Dakotas, and Canada. Also called Dakota, Eastern Sioux, Santee Dakota, Santee Sioux.


(Placename) a river in SE central South Carolina, formed by the union of the Congaree and Wateree Rivers: flows southeast to the Atlantic; part of the Santee-Wateree-Catawba River System an inland waterway 866 km (538 miles) long. Length: 230 km (143 miles)



1. a city in SW California. 53,450.
2. a river flowing SE from central South Carolina to the Atlantic. 143 mi. (230 km) long.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Santee - a member of the eastern branch of the SiouxSantee - a member of the eastern branch of the Sioux
Siouan, Sioux - a member of a group of North American Indian peoples who spoke a Siouan language and who ranged from Lake Michigan to the Rocky Mountains
2.Santee - the Siouan language spoken by the Santee
Siouan language, Siouan - a family of North American Indian languages spoken by the Sioux
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th] of April at 8:00am, 99 Cents Only Stores will kick off the grand opening celebration of its new Santee store by selling Flat Screen LCD TVs for only 99 cents to the first nine customers in line
Last year one of the Santas even created a fake account and befriended their Santee on Twitter to get to know them better," she said.
The Santee had been several thousand who signed a peace treaty ceding most of southern Minnesota, opening it up for white settlement that existed along with a narrow strip of land known as the upper and lower agencies.
Carter 2-2 0-0 5, Putney 4-7 2-2 13, Lalanne 2-4 2-2 6, Gordon 3-6 0-2 6, Williams 5-9 4-6 18, Dyson 1-4 1-2 4, Esho 5-9 0-0 10, Santee 2-6 2-2 7, Bergantino 2-3 0-1 4, Davis 5-8 0-1 13, Berger 2-6 0-0 4.
Officials with Santee Cooper, Coastal Carolina University and the South Carolina Energy Office today announced the launch of weather buoys that will measure wind off the coast of Georgetown and Little River.
Tony Suarez scored 20 points and Fernando Cordero added 15points and 10 steals to lead visiting Monroe to a 83-73 victory against Santee of Los Angeles on Tuesday in the first round of the City Section Invitational playoffs.
Santa Monica, California-based MJW Investments and New York-based Phoenix Realty Group (PRG) announced the close of escrow on the second phase of its Santee Village project dedicated to market-rate housing for middle-income buyers.
Neal Bascomb's The Perfect Mile, an account of the competition between Roger Bannister, the Australian John Landy, and the lesser-known American Russ Santee to become the first man to break the four-minute mile barrier is almost a perfect book, admirable on several levels.
It was the name of Santee Smith's grandmother Rita Vyse and was passed on to Smith's daughter.
I've skated with him at the Santee park, actually, when it first opened.
Williams was sentenced August 15 to 50 years in prison for a March 2001 school shooting in Santee, Calif.