follow Dictionary.com

What do a.m. and p.m. stand for?

Santos

[san-tuh s; Portuguese sahn-too s] /ˈsæn təs; Portuguese ˈsɑ̃ tʊs/
noun
1.
a seaport in S Brazil: world's largest coffee-exporting port.

santo

[san-toh, sahn-; Spanish sahn-taw] /ˈsæn toʊ, ˈsɑn-; Spanish ˈsɑn tɔ/
noun, plural santos
[san-tohz, sahn-; Spanish sahn-taws] /ˈsæn toʊz, ˈsɑn-; Spanish ˈsɑn tɔs/ (Show IPA)
1.
a carved figure of a saint, usually of wood, as from Puerto Rico, Mexico, or the southwestern U.S.
Origin of santo
1630-1640
1630-40, for an earlier sense; < American Spanish, Spanish: literally, saint < Latin sānctus
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for Santos
British Dictionary definitions for Santos

Santos

/Portuguese ˈsəntuʃ/
noun
1.
a port in S Brazil, in São Paulo state: the world's leading coffee port. Pop: 1 634 000 (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

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Santos

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Santos

0
7
Scrabble Words With Friends