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1. also São Tia·go (souN tē-ä′go͞o, tyä′go͝o) An island of southern Cape Verde in the northern Atlantic Ocean. It is the largest island in the group and the site of the capital, Praia.
2. The capital and largest city of Chile, in the central part of the country east-southeast of Valparaiso. On a plain in the foothills of the Andes, it was founded in 1541.
3. also Santiago de los Ca·bal·le·ros (dā′ lōs kä′bəl-yĕr′ōz, dĕ lōs kä′vä-yĕ′rōs) A city of northern Dominican Republic northwest of Santo Domingo. Settled c. 1500, it is a transportation hub in a fertile agricultural region.
4. also Santiago de Com·pos·te·la (də kŏm′pə-stĕl′ə, thĕ kōm′pōs-tĕ′lä) A city of northwest Spain south-southwest of La Coruña. The city grew around a shrine housing the reputed tomb of Saint James the Great (discovered in the ninth century) and has long been a pilgrimage center.
Santiago(ˌsæntɪˈɑːɡəʊ; Spanish sanˈtjaɣo)
1. (Placename) the capital of Chile, at the foot of the Andes: commercial and industrial centre; two universities. Pop: 5 623 000 (2005 est). Official name: Santiago de Chile
2. (Placename) a city in the N Dominican Republic. Pop: 479 000 (2005 est). Official name: Santiago de los Caballeros
San•ti•a•go(ˌsæn tiˈɑ goʊ)
1. the capital of Chile, in the central part. 4,858,342.
2. Also called Santia′go de Com•pos•te′la (dəˌkɒm pəˈstɛl ə) a city in NW Spain. 104,045.
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|Noun||1.||Santiago - city in the northern Dominican Republic|
Dominican Republic - a republic in the West Indies; located on the eastern two-thirds of the island of Hispaniola
|2.||Santiago - a port city in southeastern Cuba; industrial center|
|3.||Santiago - the capital and largest city of Chile; located in central Chile; one of the largest cities in South America|
|4.||Santiago - a naval battle in the Spanish-American War (1898); the United States fleet bottled up the Spanish ships in the harbor of Santiago de Cuba and destroyed them when they tried to escape|
Cuba - the largest island in the West Indies