Meaning of Santa Maria
Pronunciation: (san'tu mu-rē'u for 1, 2 also Sp. sän'tä mä-rē'ä for 3 also Port. sän'tu mä-remacr'ä), [key]
- (italics) the flagship used by Columbus when he made his first voyage of discovery to America in 1492.
- an active volcano in W Guatemala. 12,300 ft. (3750 m).
- a city in S Brazil. 120,667.
- a city in W California. 39,685.