What is Santiago?

  • (noun): A naval battle in the Spanish-American War (1898); the United States fleet bottled up the Spanish ships in the harbor of Santiago de Cuba and destroyed them when they tried to escape.
    Synonyms: Santiago de Cuba
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Santiago, formally Santiago de Chile, is the capital of Chile and the center of its largest conurbation. It is located in the country's central valley, at an elevation of 520 m (1,706.04 ft) above mean sea level.

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Siege Of Santiago - Santiago Campaign
... The primary objective of the Americans on Cuba had been the capture of the city of Santiago de Cuba ... Linares pulled his troops back to the main line of defense against Santiago along San Juan Heights ... The destruction of the Spanish fleet at the Battle of Santiago de Cuba allowed U.S forces to safely besiege the city ...
Siege Of Santiago
... The Siege of Santiago also known as the Siege of Santiago de Cuba was the last major operation of the Spanish-American War on the island of Cuba ... This action should not be confused with the naval battle of Santiago de Cuba ...
Cantons Of Ecuador - Morona-Santiago Province
1,436 Palora San Juan Bosco 3,131 1,047 San Juan Bosco Santiago de Méndez (Santiago) 9,841 1,691 Santiago de Méndez (Santiago) Sucúa 14,412 893 Sucúa Taisha 13,078 6,090 Taisha Tiwintza Santiago ...

More definitions of "Santiago":

  • (noun): Port city in southeastern Chile; industrial center.
    Synonyms: Santiago de Cuba