Santa Ana

Primary Meanings of Santa Ana

1.
n
Mexican general who tried to crush the Texas revolt and who lost battles to Winfield Scott and Zachary Taylor in the Mexican War (1795-1876)
2.
n
a city in southern California to the east of Long Beach
3.
n
a strong hot dry wind that blows in winter from the deserts of southern California toward the Pacific Coast
Full Definitions of Santa Ana
1

n Mexican general who tried to crush the Texas revolt and who lost battles to Winfield Scott and Zachary Taylor in the Mexican War (1795-1876)

Synonyms:
Antonio Lopez de Santa Ana, Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, Santa Anna
Example of:
full general, general
a general officer of the highest rank
2

n a city in southern California to the east of Long Beach

Example of:
city, metropolis, urban center
a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts

n a city in western El Salvador

Example of:
city, metropolis, urban center
a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts
3

n a strong hot dry wind that blows in winter from the deserts of southern California toward the Pacific Coast

Type of:
air current, current of air, wind
air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure

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