Santa Cruz[san′tə kro̵̅o̅z′; Sp sän′tä kro̵̅o̅s′]
Santa Cruz definition by Webster's New World
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- city in central Bolivia: pop. 695,000
- one of the Santa Barbara Islands: c. 23 mi (37 km) long
- St. Croix
Origin: Spanish holy cross
Santa Cruz definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- also A city of central Bolivia northeast of Sucre. Founded c. 1560, it is the largest city in the country and a trade and processing center. Population: 1,110,000.
- A city of western California on Monterey Bay south-southwest of San Jose. It is a tourist center with varied processing and manufacturing industries. Population: 54,800.