Definition of Santa ana

1. Noun. A strong hot dry wind that blows in winter from the deserts of southern California toward the Pacific Coast.

Generic synonyms: Air Current, Current Of Air, Wind



2. Noun. Mexican general who tried to crush the Texas revolt and who lost battles to Winfield Scott and Zachary Taylor in the Mexican War (1795-1876).

3. Noun. A city in southern California to the east of Long Beach.
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: Ca, Calif., California, Golden State

4. Noun. A city in western El Salvador.
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: El Salvador, Republic Of El Salvador, Salvador

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Santa Ana

Sanskript
Sanskrit
Sanskrit literature
Sanskritic
Sanskritic language
Sanskritisation
Sanskritism
Sanskritist
Sanskritists
Sanskritization
Sansom's sign
Sanson's images
Sanson-Flamsteed projection
Santa
Santa's Little Helper
Santa Ana
Santa Ana wind
Santa Ana winds
Santa Anna
Santa Barbara
Santa Catalina
Santa Catarina
Santa Clara
Santa Claus
Santa Croce
Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz cypress
Santa Fe
Santa Fe Trail
Santa Gertrudis

Literary usage of Santa ana

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Guide to Materials for the History of the United States in the Principal by Herbert Eugene Bolton (1913)
"santa ana, July 12, 1768. Galvez to Serra, transmitting copies of the foregoing. ... santa ana, Sept. 15, 1768. Same to Palou, enclosing inventory of goods ..."

2. The Beginnings of San Francisco: From the Expedition of Anza, 1774, to the by Zoeth Skinner Eldredge (1912)
"Some one has said that the bed of a southern California river is on top; and the santa ana is a typical river of southern California. ..."

3. The Beginnings of San Francisco: From the Expedition of Anza, 1774, to the by Zoeth Skinner Eldredge (1912)
"Some one has said that the bed of a southern California river is on top; and the santa ana is a typical river of southern California. ..."

4. The Missions and Missionaries of California by Zephyrin Engelhardt (1908)
"Fr. Serra is Invited to santa ana.—Stipends of the Missionaries. ... The two mining settlements of San Antonio del Oro and santa ana with a few ranchos 2 ..."

5. Spanish Mission Churches of New Mexico by Le Baron Bradford Prince (1915)
"CHAPTER XIII San Felipe, santa ana, and Zia These three pueblos, belonging to the Queres nation, are situated so nearly together that they may be united in ..."

6. The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft by Hubert Howe Bancroft (1887)
""Gonzalez said that during the negotiations there were 2300 men in Ahuachapan and 2000 in santa ana; of the latter only one half were Veil armed. ..."

7. Southwestern Historical Quarterly by Texas State Historical Association, Herbert Eugene Bolton, Eugene Campbell Barker (1907)
"Whether, the idea originated with Father santa ana, former president of the San Antonio missions, but now in Mexico, or with Father Dolores, his successor ..."

8. Guide to Materials for the History of the United States in the Principal by Herbert Eugene Bolton (1913)
"santa ana, July 12, 1768. Galvez to Serra, transmitting copies of the foregoing. ... santa ana, Sept. 15, 1768. Same to Palou, enclosing inventory of goods ..."

9. The Beginnings of San Francisco: From the Expedition of Anza, 1774, to the by Zoeth Skinner Eldredge (1912)
"Some one has said that the bed of a southern California river is on top; and the santa ana is a typical river of southern California. ..."

10. The Beginnings of San Francisco: From the Expedition of Anza, 1774, to the by Zoeth Skinner Eldredge (1912)
"Some one has said that the bed of a southern California river is on top; and the santa ana is a typical river of southern California. ..."

11. The Missions and Missionaries of California by Zephyrin Engelhardt (1908)
"Fr. Serra is Invited to santa ana.—Stipends of the Missionaries. ... The two mining settlements of San Antonio del Oro and santa ana with a few ranchos 2 ..."

12. Spanish Mission Churches of New Mexico by Le Baron Bradford Prince (1915)
"CHAPTER XIII San Felipe, santa ana, and Zia These three pueblos, belonging to the Queres nation, are situated so nearly together that they may be united in ..."

13. The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft by Hubert Howe Bancroft (1887)
""Gonzalez said that during the negotiations there were 2300 men in Ahuachapan and 2000 in santa ana; of the latter only one half were Veil armed. ..."

14. Southwestern Historical Quarterly by Texas State Historical Association, Herbert Eugene Bolton, Eugene Campbell Barker (1907)
"Whether, the idea originated with Father santa ana, former president of the San Antonio missions, but now in Mexico, or with Father Dolores, his successor ..."

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