(place) State of S Brazil: 36,851 sq mi (95,444 sq km); cap. Florianópolis.
State in southern Brazil which has Florianópolis as its capital.
Santa-catarina Sentence Examples
A priest, saying mass at the church of Santa Catarina at Bologna, was troubled, after the consecration, with grave doubts as to the truth of the doctrine of transubstantiation.
The Santa Catarina river furnishes water-power for some of its industries.
A disastrous flood, caused by heavy rains and the sudden overflow of the Santa Catarina river on the 28th of August 1909, swept away about one-fourth of the city, drowning1200-1400persons, and destroying about $12,000,000 (Mex.) worth of property.