follow Dictionary.com

11 Trending Words of 2014

Santa Fe

[san-tuh fey] /ˈsæn tə ˈfeɪ/
noun
1.
a city in and the capital of New Mexico, in the N part: founded c1605.
2.
a steam locomotive having a two-wheeled front truck, ten driving wheels, and a two-wheeled rear truck.
Related forms
Santa Fean, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for santa fean

Santa Fean

/ˈsæntə ˈfeɪən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Santa Fe or its inhabitants
noun
2.
a native or inhabitant of Santa Fe

Santa Fe

noun
1.
(ˈsæntə ˈfeɪ). a city in N central New Mexico, capital of the state: one of the oldest European settlements in North America, founded in 1610 as the capital of the Kingdom of New Mexico; developed trade with the US by the Santa Fe Trail in the early 19th century. Pop: 66 476 (2003 est)
2.
(Spanish) (ˈsanta ˈfe). an inland port in E Argentina, on the Salado River: University of the Littoral (1920). Pop: 492 000 (2005 est)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
santa fean in Culture
Santa Fe [(san-tuh fay)]

Capital of New Mexico.

The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Santa Fe

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for santa

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends