Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A city of southern Brazil west of Pôrto Alegre. It is a rail junction and processing center.

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Examples

  • This recipe uses pinquitos, a bean from California that we had never tried before, it is apparently very popular in a type of BBQ called Santa Maria, they were fantastic in chili.

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  • This recipe uses pinquitos, a bean from California that we had never tried before, it is apparently very popular in a type of BBQ called Santa Maria, they were fantastic in chili.

    Chicken & Two Bean Chili

  • TOOBIN: Well, it's not really that big in particularly Santa Maria, which is where this trial takes place, which is the northern part of the county, which is fairly close to Neverland.

    CNN Transcript Feb 10, 2005

  • While the Niña, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria are the best known of Columbus 'ships, a more obscure vessel from the explorer's fourth voyage to the New World has captured Panamanian archaeologists' imaginations.

    Columbus Mystery Ship

  • The Santa Maria was a good enough ship, though fifty men crowded it.

    1492,

  • While they lay at Golden Island, the Indians brought them word of "a town called Santa Maria," on the Rio Santa Maria, near the Gulf of San

    On the Spanish Main Or, Some English forays on the Isthmus of Darien.

  • The town, numbering about 2000 inhabitants and officially known as Santa Maria degli Angeli, has grown up around the church

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Peters of Dordrecht had founded at Rome a hospital for German pilgrims, known as Santa Maria dell 'Anima, still in existence and united with the German national church at Rome.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 4: Clandestinity-Diocesan Chancery

  • About 840 it was burned to the ground by the Saracens, after which it was rebuilt, but at some distance from the former site, where, however, another city was built and called Santa Maria in Capua Vetere.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 3: Brownson-Clairvaux

  • To the period of his rule belongs the Arian baptistery, also octagonal, known as Santa Maria in Cosmedin.

    The Ground Plan of the English Parish Church

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