Santiago de los Caballeros


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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.
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Santia′go de los Ca•ba•lle′ros

(də lɔs ˌkɑ bɑlˈyɛər oʊs)
n.
a city in the N central Dominican Republic. 278,638.
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Noun1.Santiago de los Caballeros - city in the northern Dominican RepublicSantiago de los Caballeros - 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
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Seaborne Airlines has announced it is returning to the Dominican Republic with nonstop service between San Juan's Luis Munoz Marin International Airport (SJU) and Santiago de los Caballeros Dominican Republic's Cibao International Airport (STI), the company said.
Back in Santiago de los Caballeros, the Dominican Republic city where Natti--born Natalia Alexandra Gutierrez Batista--grew up, her make-believe comrades, along with her family, were her earliest fans.
In 2010, Cubatabaco sued a company based in the Dominican city of Santiago de los Caballeros that produces Pinar del Rio (PDR) cigars.
La altura, que eleva a Dios, es tambien la caracteristica fundamental del templo de Santiago de los Caballeros, donde se ha ubicado la exposicion sobre la Pasion, cuyas celebraciones en la Semana Santa constituyen la sena de identidad mas caracteristica de la poblacion.
Researchers from Columbia University believe that Santiago de los Caballeros is at risk of experiencing an earthquake measuring 8 on the Richter scale, which would cause major damage, reports El Nuevo Diario (March 8, 2011).

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