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 (săn′təs, säN′to͝os)
A city of southeast Brazil on an offshore island in the Atlantic Ocean southeast of São Paulo. Settled in the 1540s, it is a major port, especially for coffee.
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(Portuguese ˈsəntuʃ)
(Placename) a port in S Brazil, in São Paulo state: the world's leading coffee port. Pop: 1 634 000 (2005 est)
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(ˈsæn təs)

a seaport in S Brazil. 410,933.
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Noun1.Santos - a port city in southwestern Brazil on an offshore island near Sao PauloSantos - a port city in southwestern Brazil on an offshore island near Sao Paulo
Brasil, Brazil, Federative Republic of Brazil - the largest Latin American country and the largest Portuguese speaking country in the world; located in the central and northeastern part of South America; world's leading coffee exporter
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He was a Portuguese of sixty or thereabouts, Senhor Joaquin Santos by name; at first it was incredible to me that he had no title, so noble was his bearing; but very soon I realized that he was one of those to whom adventitious honors can add no lustre.
Senhor Santos and the captain were in conversation by the weather rail.
So the religious cast of Senhor Santos was brought twice home to me in the same moment, though, to be sure, I had often been struck by it before.
Wollaston have communicated to me a remarkable fact bearing on this subject; namely, that Madeira and the adjoining islet of Porto Santo possess many distinct but representative land-shells, some of which live in crevices of stone; and although large quantities of stone are annually transported from Porto Santo to Madeira, yet this latter island has not become colonised by the Porto Santo species: nevertheless both islands have been colonised by some European land-shells, which no doubt had some advantage over the indigenous species.
In his later years, at different times, he was secretary of the Santo Domingo Commission, marshall and recorder of deeds of the District of Columbia, and United States Minister to Haiti.
Have we not got the bay of Espiritu Santo, opening precisely upon
"Santo Dio!" she exclaimed, without heeding my question; and she hurried upstairs and out of sight.
Ah, if you could but see my own dear Pisa, the Duomo, the cloisters of Campo Santo, the high Campanile, with the mellow throb of her bells upon the warm Italian air!
Santos was penalized for a racial slur directed at TNT import Terrence Jones in Game 5 of the series after he danced like a monkey to taunt the 6-foot-9 big man.
In a video that went viral across social media, ( Santos can be seen yelling at 23-year-old Bryton Turner.
Santos is detained at the provincial jail in Malolos City for illegal possession of explosive and illegal possession of firearms.
Santos, who was born and raised in Bicol, trained Nie in pasarela and make-up.