from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of central Bolivia northeast of Sucre. Founded c. 1560, it is the largest city in the country and a trade and processing center. Population: 1,110,000.
- A city of western California on Monterey Bay south-southwest of San Jose. It is a tourist center with varied processing and manufacturing industries. Population: 54,800.
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- proper n. A city, county and mission in California.
- proper n. The native people from that area of California.
- proper n. The native people's language from that area of California.
- proper n. The largest city in Bolivia. (Full name: Santa Cruz de la Sierra)
- proper n. A city in Portugal.
- proper n. A city in Chile.
- proper n. A district in the Azores.
- proper n. A small place in New Mexico.
- proper n. A village in Trinidad and Tobago.
- proper n. A district in Manila Philippines.
- proper n. The capital town of Laguna Province Philippines.
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- n. a city in central Bolivia
- n. a town in western California on Monterey Bay; a tourist center
On Española, which is arid, the tortoises browse on the drooping branches of arboreal prickly pears, whereas the wet highlands of Santa Cruz are lush with grass and other ground-level fodder, allowing the tortoises to keep their heads low.
(D.V.) from Solomon and Santa Cruz Islands, as there are still many Catechumens.
Curtis Island was inspected, but there was no possibility of leaving a party to make experiment on it; and then the 'Southern Cross' sailed for the Santa Cruz cluster, that group whose Spanish name was so remarkable a foreboding of what they were destined to become to that small party of Christian explorers.
The plan was to go on to Nengone and Erromango, take up the stores sent to the latter place from Sydney, drop the two clergymen at Mota, and after a stay there, go to the New Hebrides, and then take up the party, and if possible leave them to make experiment of Curtis Island, while going to those Santa Cruz islands for which he always seems to have had such a yearning.
We found in the Santa Cruz group that the news of Captain Front's and his two men's death in Vanikoro, and (as we suppose) the news of the "Cordelia" having been at that island to inquire into the matter, had made the people anxious, uneasy, noisy, and rather rude.
The saddle-type tortoises of Española are probably better adapted to that arid island than a dome-type tortoise would be; the dome-type animals of Santa Cruz are probably more successful amid the green pastures of that island than a neck-stretching, less-protected, saddle-type subspecies would be.
THE Charles Darwin Research Station is located today near the south coast of Santa Cruz island, in the Galapagos, just up a dirt road from the settlement at Academy Bay.
Bishop of Buenos Aires (1582), while the Reductions of the Chiquitos belonged to the Diocese of Santa Cruz de Ia Sierra (1605), and the colleges and missions of Tucuman to the See of Cordóba (1570).
There were plenty of walks in the park after that day in church—the trip to the Santa Cruz boardwalk and many root beer floats were slurped from the counter of H. G. Grant.
Fort Santa Cruz and Sirius outdid themselves with a twenty-one-gun salute.