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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of central Bolivia northeast of Sucre. Founded c. 1560, it is the largest city in the country and a trade and processing center. Population: 1,110,000.
  • A city of western California on Monterey Bay south-southwest of San Jose. It is a tourist center with varied processing and manufacturing industries. Population: 54,800.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A city, county and mission in California.
  • proper n. The native people from that area of California.
  • proper n. The native people's language from that area of California.
  • proper n. The largest city in Bolivia. (Full name: Santa Cruz de la Sierra)
  • proper n. A city in Portugal.
  • proper n. A city in Chile.
  • proper n. A district in the Azores.
  • proper n. A small place in New Mexico.
  • proper n. A village in Trinidad and Tobago.
  • proper n. A district in Manila Philippines.
  • proper n. The capital town of Laguna Province Philippines.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a city in central Bolivia
  • n. a town in western California on Monterey Bay; a tourist center

Etymologies

From Spanish and Portuguese, Santa Cruz ("Holy Cross"). (Wiktionary)

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