Definitions

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

  • A city of western El Salvador northwest of San Salvador. It is an important commercial, industrial, and processing center. Population: 164,000.
  • A city of southern California east of Long Beach in the fertile valley of the Santa Ana River, about 145 km (90 mi) long. Santa Ana is a manufacturing and trade center for a large metropolitan area. Population: 340,000.
  • n. A strong dry hot wind blowing from the desert regions of southern California toward the Pacific coast usually in winter.

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

  • n. a strong hot dry wind that blows in winter from the deserts of southern California toward the Pacific Coast
  • n. a city in western El Salvador
  • n. a city in southern California to the east of Long Beach
  • n. Mexican general who tried to crush the Texas revolt and who lost battles to Winfield Scott and Zachary Taylor in the Mexican War (1795-1876)

Etymologies

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

After the Santa Ana Canyon of southern California.

Examples

    Sorry, no example sentences found.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.