Saint Croix

geographical name
\ sānt-ˈkrȯi How to pronounce Saint Croix (audio) , sənt- \

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1 river 129 miles (208 kilometers) long between Canada (New Brunswick), and the U.S. (Maine) flowing into Passamaquoddy Bay
2 river 164 miles (264 kilometers) long in northwestern Wisconsin and eastern Minnesota flowing into the Mississippi River
3 or Santa Cruz \ ˌsan-​tə-​ˈkrüz How to pronounce Santa Cruz (audio) \ island of the West Indies that is the largest of the Virgin Islands of the U.S. area 80 square miles (208 square kilometers), population 50,601; chief town Christiansted

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“Saint Croix.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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