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

  • A city of northeast Argentina on the Salado River northwest of Buenos Aires. Founded in 1573, it is a port with various light industries. Population: 368,000.
  • The capital of New Mexico, in the north-central part of the state northeast of Albuquerque. The Spanish established a settlement here c. 1609 on the site of ancient Native American ruins and developed it as a trade center over the next 200 years. Occupied by U.S. forces in 1846, it became territorial capital in 1851 and state capital in 1912. Population: 72,100.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. The capital city of the state of New Mexico
  • proper n. The capital city of the province of Santa Fe (Argentina)

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

  • n. capital of the state of New Mexico; located in north central New Mexico

Etymologies

From Spanish santa fe, "holy faith" (Wiktionary)

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