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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

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

  • 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

Etymologies

From Spanish Santiago ("Saint James") (Wiktionary)

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