San Blas

\ sanˈblas\
plural San Blas

Definition of San Blas

1a : a Cunan people of the islands off the north coast of Panama
b : a member of such people
2 : a Chibchan language of the San Blas people

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History and Etymology for San Blas

from San Blas islands, archipelago off the north coast of Panama

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