The Spanish named a CaliforniaMissionSanta Clara de AsÃs after SaintClare of Assisi in the late 18th century. Eventually the name was extended by linguists to mean the nativeTamyen people gathered at the mission and their primary language.
of Mas-a-Tierra lies the islet of Santa Clara.
At the entrance, between Cape Joinville or Santa Clara on the N.
part of Santa Clara province is decidedly rough and broken.
coast, the other covering the island between Sancti Spiritus and Santa Clara.
In Camaguey province the Jatibonico del Sur; in Oriente the Salado, a branch of the Cauto; in Santa Clara the Sagua la Grande (which is navigable for some 20 m.