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Noun: Santiago  ,san-tee'aa-gow
  1. The capital and largest city of Chile; located in central Chile; one of the largest cities in South America
    - Gran Santiago, Santiago de Chile, capital of Chile
     
  2. A port city in southeastern Cuba; industrial centre
    - Santiago de Cuba
     
  3. A naval battle in the Spanish-American War (1898); the United States fleet bottled up the Spanish ships in the harbour of Santiago de Cuba and destroyed them when they tried to escape
    - Santiago de Cuba
     
  4. City in the northern Dominican Republic
    - Santiago de los Caballeros

Type of: city, metropolis, national capital, naval battle, port, urban center [US], urban centre [Brit, Cdn]

Part of: Chile, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Republic of Chile, Republic of Cuba, Spanish War, Spanish-American War

Encyclopedia: Santiago, Philippines