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San·ti·a·go

 (săn′tē-ä′gō, sän′-)
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 de Compostela

(Spanish de kɔmpɔsˈtela)
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(Placename) a city in NW Spain: place of pilgrimage since the 9th century and the most visited (after Jerusalem and Rome) in the Middle Ages; cathedral built over the tomb of the apostle St James. Pop: 92 339 (2003 est). Latin name: Campus Stellae
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Their destination was Santiago de Compostella, in the north-eastern province of Galicia, where the relics of St James the Apostle are enshrined.
James - a 1,000-year-old pilgrimage to the Cathedral in Santiago de Compostella, where believers say the remains of St.
The camino routes are well marked, following a shell emblem that points to Santiago De Compostella. Some even follow roads laid down by the Roman legions.
James Way (Camino de Santiago de Compostella), with a little help from a van that carried our baggage from one lodging place to another.
Davi Stretton Mellor, his wife Kerry-Anne Millerchip, their young children and grandchildren, aged two and three, were removed from the flight from Birmingham to Gran Canaria by Spanish police when it diverted to Santiago de Compostella Airport in northern Spain last Monday afternoon.
After Fatima, we walked the Portuguese route to Santiago de Compostella in Spain.
The guest speaker will be Mr Mike Benjamin, who will give a PowerPoint presentation of his cycle ride from Wales to Santiago de Compostella in Spain, following the famous pilgrim route.
This road that leads up to the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostella in Spain begins at the foothills of the French Pyrenees and has an astonishing length of 719 kilometers that devotees traverse on foot.
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But the concert everyone is getting most excited about will take place in Santiago de Compostella, where the orchestra will perform Wagner's four-hour opera, Parsifal.
I WAS ENVIOUS a few years ago when I heard that Paul Myers was walking El Camino, the ancient pilgrim way to Santiago de Compostella in northwest Spain.
On a blisteringly hot day, we wandered though its tight, shady streets in the ancient village on the pilgrims' route to Santiago de Compostella. By early afternoon, however, the heat was weighing heavy again and it was time to cool off - and what a choice there was to get out of the sun.