Santa Gertrudis love

Santa Gertrudis

Definitions

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

  • n. Any of a breed of large beef cattle that are highly resistant to heat and insects, developed in the United States by crossing Brahmans and shorthorns.

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

  • n. Brahman and shorthorn crossbreed of red cattle; hardy in hot regions

Etymologies

After the Santa Gertrudis section of the King Ranch in Kingsville, Texas.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • Cas Gasi, in the hamlet of Santa Gertrudis, offers its star-studded clientele (Richard Gere, for one, according to its website) hiking, biking and sailing along with meditation and yoga.

    The Other Ibiza

  • Ibiza is a good place to purchase leather goods, either at shops like Bome's or Ti Cuero in Santa Gertrudis, or at the Las Dalias hippie market, held on Saturdays in the town of Sant Joan.

    Ibiza, Without Hot Pants

  • Ramp up with a late-afternoon nap and a hearty dinner at Can Caus (near Santa Gertrudis), famous for making its own sausages, or Cami de Balàfia (on restaurant mile, near Sant Llorenç) for nourishing pre-club grub, such as ribs roasted on olive wood and butifarra, a spiced pork sausage perfumed with pine nuts, almonds and cinnamon (about €15 for a main course).

    Not Too Far From the Club Scene,

  • Near the village of Santa Gertrudis, hotel owner Mucki Braun built this house last year in a typical island style.

    Ibiza, Palms and Nightlife

  • By the close of the Civil War, the Running W brand of the Santa Gertrudis roamed over 300,000 acres.

    THE AMERICAN WEST

  • Richard King mulled over the idea for a long time, discussed it with Mifflin Kenedy, and then finally bought the Santa Gertrudis tract of 75,000 acres on the Nueces River.

    THE AMERICAN WEST

  • Six years later the Santa Gertrudis ranch was the major cattle enterprise on the coastal plain, and in 1860 King took Mifflin Kenedy in as a ranching partner.

    THE AMERICAN WEST

  • An electric door in the barn opened and two men led a huge Santa Gertrudis bull out into the sunshine.

    Clean Kill

  • The men with the Santa Gertrudis bull jerked the rope clipped to his nose and hurried him into the next pen.

    Clean Kill

  • Charolais, Aberdeen, Zebu, Santa Gertrudis, and finally with 5 to 10 different beef cattle to see what the best product, hybrid would be.

    INAUGURATION-EL MIRADOR CATTLE BREEDING COMMUNIT

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