Definition of Santa Anna

1. Noun. Mexican general who tried to crush the Texas revolt and who lost battles to Winfield Scott and Zachary Taylor in the Mexican War (1795-1876).




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Santa Anna

Sanskritic
Sanskritic language
Sanskritisation
Sanskritism
Sanskritist
Sanskritists
Sanskritization
Sansom's sign
Sanson's images
Sanson-Flamsteed projection
Santa
Santa's Little Helper
Santa Ana
Santa Ana wind
Santa Ana winds
Santa Anna (current term)
Santa Barbara
Santa Catalina
Santa Catarina
Santa Clara
Santa Claus
Santa Croce
Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz cypress
Santa Fe
Santa Fe Trail
Santa Gertrudis
Santa Lucia fir
Santa Maria de Belem
Santa Maria del Tule

Literary usage of Santa Anna

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1. A History of the People of the United States: From the Revolution to the by John Bach McMaster (1910)
"... and Bancroft sent an order to Commodore Conner to suffer Santa Anna to enter Mexico whenever he should make the attempt* It then became necessary to ..."

2. The History of North America by Guy Carleton Lee (1907)
"The latter, therefore, resolved to support Santa Anna, and, on June 13, 1832, the adversaries of Bradburn passed resolutions at Turtle Bayou, ..."

3. History of Mexico by Hubert Howe Bancroft, William Nemos, Thomas Savage, Joseph Joshua Peatfield (1885)
"The federalists sought to exclude the clergy from being representatives, and to assign Celaya or Quen?taro as meeting-place; but Santa Anna prevailed. ..."

4. History of the Discovery and Settlement of the Valley of the Mississippi, by by John Wesley Monette (1848)
"Texas secedes from the dictatorial Authority of Santa Anna, and is invaded by ... Texas declares herself Independent in 1836.—is invaded by Santa Anna. ..."

5. The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft by Hubert Howe Bancroft (1889)
"As it was, the almost unanimous defection of the Mexican troops in favor of Santa Anna precluded the necessity of much fighting, and rendered victory easy. ..."

6. History of the United States of America: Under the Constitution by James Schouler (1917)
"The Mexican usurper, or rather the latest chieftain who had risen to authority in that turbulent republic, was Santa Anna, the " maimed hero," as he was ..."

7. Guide to Materials for the History of the United States in the Principal by Herbert Eugene Bolton (1913)
"A bundle marked " Lopez de Santa Anna, Gral." Hoja de servicios of Santa Anna, 1839. A very full account of his career. Correspondence of and concerning ..."

8. A History of the People of the United States: From the Revolution to the by John Bach McMaster (1910)
"... and Bancroft sent an order to Commodore Conner to suffer Santa Anna to enter Mexico whenever he should make the attempt* It then became necessary to ..."

9. The History of North America by Guy Carleton Lee (1907)
"The latter, therefore, resolved to support Santa Anna, and, on June 13, 1832, the adversaries of Bradburn passed resolutions at Turtle Bayou, ..."

10. History of Mexico by Hubert Howe Bancroft, William Nemos, Thomas Savage, Joseph Joshua Peatfield (1885)
"The federalists sought to exclude the clergy from being representatives, and to assign Celaya or Quen?taro as meeting-place; but Santa Anna prevailed. ..."

11. History of the Discovery and Settlement of the Valley of the Mississippi, by by John Wesley Monette (1848)
"Texas secedes from the dictatorial Authority of Santa Anna, and is invaded by ... Texas declares herself Independent in 1836.—is invaded by Santa Anna. ..."

12. The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft by Hubert Howe Bancroft (1889)
"As it was, the almost unanimous defection of the Mexican troops in favor of Santa Anna precluded the necessity of much fighting, and rendered victory easy. ..."

13. History of the United States of America: Under the Constitution by James Schouler (1917)
"The Mexican usurper, or rather the latest chieftain who had risen to authority in that turbulent republic, was Santa Anna, the " maimed hero," as he was ..."

14. Guide to Materials for the History of the United States in the Principal by Herbert Eugene Bolton (1913)
"A bundle marked " Lopez de Santa Anna, Gral." Hoja de servicios of Santa Anna, 1839. A very full account of his career. Correspondence of and concerning ..."

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