San Juan

geographical name
\ san-ˈwän How to pronounce San Juan (audio) , ˌsän-ˈhwän\

Definition of San Juan

1 river 360 miles (579 kilometers) long in southwestern Colorado, northwestern New Mexico, and southeastern Utah flowing west into the Colorado River
2 city, port on an inlet of the Atlantic, and capital of Puerto Rico population 395,326
3 city in southern Texas near the Mexican border population 33,856
4 city in western Argentina north of Mendoza population 461,000

Other Words from San Juan

San Juanero \ ˌsan-​wä-​ˈner-​(ˌ)ō How to pronounce San Juanero (audio) , -​ˈhwä-​ \ noun

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“San Juan.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 22 November 2019.

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