from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- 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. Population: 4,830,000.
- A city of northern Dominican Republic northwest of Santo Domingo. Settled c. 1500, it is a transportation hub in a fertile agricultural region. Population: 507,000.
- 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. Population: 93,700.
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- proper n. Capital city of Chile
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- n. a port city in southeastern Cuba; industrial center
- n. city in the northern Dominican Republic
- n. 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
- n. the capital and largest city of Chile; located in central Chile; one of the largest cities in South America
SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chile's navy lifted a tsunami warning for the country's coast after strong aftershocks shook the capital Santiago on Thursday, following the swearing in ceremony for new President Sebastian Pinera.
SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - A 7.2 magnitude aftershock struck near Chile's capital Santiago on Thursday, the U.S.
SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - Two strong aftershocks within minutes of each other hit the Chilean capital Santiago on Thursday, according to Reuters witnesses, just ahead of the swearing-in of President-elect Sebastian Pinera.
SANTIAGO LETTER: �Of South America's liberators, O'Higgins is perhaps the most attractive FOR ANYONE with the surname O'Higgins, a visit to Santiago must set off a surge of pride in
The Palomar restaurant in Santiago is deservedly popular and prices are generally reasonable, though we were flabbergasted when charged no less than US$11 for a plate of squashed avocado (called guacamole on the menu, despite the lack of any tomatoes or salsa) and mashed beans!
The Quinta Santiago is a nice hotel but not in the very center.
Columbus then landed and took formal possession of the island, which he called Santiago, but it has retained its original Indian name of
But now she was back in Santiago, where everything from the dig was being preserved.
I am a food/wine/travel writer based in Santiago, Chile and as I read this post, I immediately was reminded of the story of how Carmenere was “discovered” here in 1994 from cutting brought from France in the 19th century.
A couple of more emails with Senor Viu established that Miller had tasted the wines at an event in Santiago organized by the Wines of Chile (see photos and a description of the tasting in a piece entitled “Jay Miller: Looking for Pleasure”).
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