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Santa Ana

(sän'tä ä`nä), city (1993 pop. 129,873), W El Salvador. It is the second largest city in the country and the commercial and processing center for a sugarcane, coffee, and cattle region. There are textile and food-products industries. Nearby rises Santa Ana, or Ilamatepec, volcano (7,828 ft/2,386 m), the highest in El Salvador.

Santa Ana

(sän'tä ä`nä), pueblo, central N.Mex., on the Jemez River. The inhabitants are PuebloPueblo,
name given by the Spanish to the sedentary Native Americans who lived in stone or adobe communal houses in what is now the SW United States. The term pueblo is also used for the villages occupied by the Pueblo.
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 of the Keresan linguistic stock. Their church, Santa Ana de Alamillo, dates from 1692.

Santa Ana

(săn`tə ăn`ə), city (1990 pop. 293,742), seat of Orange co., S Calif., in the fertile Santa Ana valley; inc. 1886. It began as a farm trade and processing center for the surrounding region and was connected to Los Angeles in 1878 by the Southern Pacific RR. Santa Ana grew industrially after World War II. There is diverse manufacturing in the city, which is part of the large Anaheim–Santa Ana–Garden Grove metropolitan area. Insurance companies are also major employers. During the late 20th cent. Santa Ana was one of the fastest-growing U.S. cities. The Bowers Museum of Cultural Art and the Mexican American Museum of Art are there.
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Santa Ana

 

a city in western El Salvador, on the Pan American Highway. Capital of Santa Ana Department. Population, 172,000 (1971). A railroad junction, Santa Ana is the center of a coffee-growing region. The city has food-processing enterprises, including a large instant-coffee factory. There is also production of tobacco, textiles, leather, and wood products.


Santa Ana

 

a city in the southwestern United States, in California; located southeast of Los Angeles. Population, 170,000 (1974; 1.6 million including Anaheim and the suburbs).

Santa Ana has the aerospace and electronics industries. The manufacture of agricultural machinery and the canning of fruits and vegetables are also important. A pleasant climate makes the city a popular resort.

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Santa Ana

[′san·tə ¦an·ə]
(meteorology)
A hot, dry, foehnlike desert wind, generally from the northeast or east, especially in the pass and river valley of Santa Ana, California, where it is further modified as a mountain-gap wind.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Santa Ana

1. a city in NW El Salvador: the second largest city in the country; coffee-processing industry. Pop.: 172 000 (2005 est.)
2. a city in SW California: commercial and processing centre of a rich agricultural region. Pop.: 342 510 (2003 est.)
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That left the league with four teams--the Redondo Beach Wharf Rats, Santa Ana Yellow Sox, Long Beach Sand Crabs, and Los Angeles McCormicks.
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