Santa Ana

noun San·ta Ana \ ˌsan-tə-ˈa-nə \

Definition of Santa Ana

:a strong hot dry foehn wind from the north, northeast, or east in southern California

Origin and Etymology of santa ana

Santa Ana Mountains in southern California


Santa Ana

geographical name San·ta Ana \ ˌsan-tə-ˈa-nə , ˌsän-tä-ˈä-nä \

Definition of Santa Ana

1 city in southwestern California east-southeast of Long Beach population 324,528
2 city in northwestern El Salvador population 224,500

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