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

  • An island of southern Cape Verde in the northern Atlantic Ocean. It is the largest island in the group and the site of the capital, Praia.
  • The capital and largest city of Chile, in the central part of the country east-southeast of Valparaiso. On a plain in the foothills of the Andes, it was founded in 1541.
  • A city of northern Dominican Republic northwest of Santo Domingo. Settled c. 1500, it is a transportation hub in a fertile agricultural region.
  • A city of northwest Spain south-southwest of La Coruña. The city grew around a shrine housing the reputed tomb of Saint James the Great (discovered in the ninth century) and has long been a pilgrimage center.

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  • proper noun Capital city of Chile

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

  • noun a port city in southeastern Cuba; industrial center
  • noun city in the northern Dominican Republic
  • noun a naval battle in the Spanish-American War (1898); the United States fleet bottled up the Spanish ships in the harbor of Santiago de Cuba and destroyed them when they tried to escape
  • noun the capital and largest city of Chile; located in central Chile; one of the largest cities in South America

Etymologies

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From Spanish Santiago ("Saint James")

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