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Santa Ana

Syllabification: San·ta An·a
Pronunciation: /ˌsäntə ˈänə

Definition of Santa Ana in English:

1A city in El Salvador, close to the border with Guatemala; population 245,421 (2007).
2 /ˌsän(t)ə ˈänə/ A volcano in El Salvador, southwest of the city of Santa Ana. It rises to a height of 7,730 feet (2,381 m).
3 /ˌsan(t)ə ˈanə/ A city in southern California, southeast of Los Angeles; population 339,130. The region gives its name to the hot dry winds that blow from the Santa Ana Mountains on the east across the coastal plain of southern California.

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