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Santa Maria,

city (1990 pop. 61,284), Santa Barbara co., S Calif., near San Luis Obispo Bay; founded 1874 as Central City, renamed 1882, inc. 1905. A growing city, it has an economy based largely on agriculture (vegetables, grain, avocados, fruit, and cattle) and oil. Manufacturing plants produce machinery, electronic components, and telephone apparatus. Vandenberg Air Force Base is nearby.

Santa Maria

(sän`tə mərē`ə), city (1991 pop. 217,592), Rio Grande do Sul state, S Brazil. It is a major railroad terminus and the site of an important military base. Foodstuffs and rail machinery are produced. Santa Maria was established in 1797.

Santa María

(sän`tä märē`ä), active volcano, 12,375 ft (3,772 m) high, SW Guatemala, in the Sierra Madre near the city of Quetzaltenango. Its eruption in 1902 was one of the largest of the 20th cent., killing more than 5,000 people and devastating much of SW Guatemala; the catastrophic eruption created a .9 mi (1.5 km) crater on Santa María's SW slope. Eruptions that began in 1922 led to the formation of Santiaguito, a large lava dome complex at the base of the crater. There has been continual eruptive activity since then, with major eruptions and pyroclastic flows at times.

Santa Maria

 

a city in southern Brazil, in the state of Rio Grande do Sul. Population, 124,900 (1970). Santa Maria is a transportation junction and the commercial center for an agricultural region that raises cattle and grows grain and fruit. It has railroad repair shops and enterprises for the production of beer, meat, and leather. Coal is mined in the surrounding region.

Santa Maria

1. a city in S Brazil, in Rio Grande do Sul state. Pop.: 252 000 (2005 est.)
2. an active volcano in SW Guatemala. Height: 3768 m (12 362 ft.)
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Federico Santa Maria Technical University was founded in 1926, the same year as the founding of Embry-Riddle, which has residential campuses in Daytona Beach, Fla.
En sus esfuerzos por prosperar, algunos ejidatarios de Santa Maria plantaron trigo y alimentaron con el al ganado, en vez de plantar maiz y frijoles para la mesa de sus familias.
33] Santa Maria de Las Huelgas initiated proceedings in 1602 for Rafaela and Juana de Heraso y Herrera who believed they had been deprived of the full sum of their dowries and alimentos.
Rodriguez Monegal en su articulo "La forma narrativa como problema" plantea la posibilidad de que Santa Maria se lea como saga:
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Santa Maria is produced by Nordfalks AB, a leading spice company based in Sweden.
Kennedy Wilson has established a strong track record of successful investments in Santa Maria and Santa Barbara County dating back nearly a decade," said Robert Hart, president of KW Multifamily Management Group.
At the 11th hour of the project, the City of Santa Maria needed to hire an experienced concrete contractor, one who could handle a government contract for their nearly 72,000 square-foot building and also be someone they could trust.
14, 2013, after he allegedly offered to pay up to $25,000 to a witness in the trial of his son, Patsy Santa Maria Jr.
Christin Santa Maria, 21, of Windmill Grove, Blyth, who has been arrested 35 times in the last year, was caught stripping lead off the roof of a house in the town at 4am on Wednesday.

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