Santa Catarina love

Help support Wordnik by adopting your favorite word!


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. State in southern Brazil which has Florianópolis as its capital.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Three days of continuous downpours have had a severe impact in southern Santa Catarina state, with authorities declaring 32 cities in a state of emergency, and two - Brusque and Rio do Sul in a state of public calamity. | Top Stories

  • Brazil, which is currently classified as foot-and-mouth free with vaccination -- apart from Santa Catarina state, which is free without vaccination, last had an outbreak of the disease in 2005 and has since stepped up vaccination programs.

    Paraguay detects foot-and-mouth, halts beef exports

  • Santa Catarina is a suburb of Monterrey, a business and industrial center that is Mexico's third largest city.

    Gunmen kill police chief inside his Mexico office

  • Perez's killing came a day after three Santa Catarina police officers were detained on suspicion of spying on officers in a neighboring town for the Zetas drug cartel.

    Gunmen kill police chief inside his Mexico office

  • Witnesses told police that gunmen in two cars and three pickup trucks arrived at Santa Catarina's police headquarters Monday afternoon and went straight to Perez's office.

    Gunmen kill police chief inside his Mexico office

  • The Santa Catarina state Justice Department said Monday most prisoners were awaiting trial on charges ranging from burglary to murder.

    More than 70 inmates escape prison in Brazil

  • The capital of Santa Catarina state, Floripa is home to nearly one million people, though it doesn't feel like it, even in the center of downtown.

    Have It Your Way

  • Santa Catarina's oyster farms are always within view, and are especially charming when being tended by local fisherman from their colorful boats.

    Have It Your Way

  • Also in Nuevo Leon, gunmen tried to assassinate the mayor of Santa Catarina, a town where the police chief was slain Monday, officials said.

    Mexican marines kill 15 cartel suspects in battle

  • Brazil's federal highway police said the truck overturned around a curve in the highway in Santa Catarina state before dawn on Saturday.

    Brazil Road Accident Kills 25


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