Santa Ana: Meaning and Definition of

San•ta An•a

Pronunciation: (san'tu an'u or, for 2, 4, Sp. sän'tä ä'nä), [key]
  1. a city in SW California. 203,713.
  2. a city in NW El Salvador. 174,546.
  3. (in southern California) a weather condition in which strong, hot, dust-bearing winds descend to the Pacific coast around Los Angeles from inland desert regions.
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