Meaning of San

San

Pronunciation: (sän), [key]
— n.
  1. a river in central Europe, flowing from the Carpathian Mountains in W Ukraine through SE Poland into the Vistula: battles 1914–15. ab. 280 mi. (450 km) long.

San

Pronunciation: (sän), [key]
— pl. Sans San
  1. a member of a nomadic, racially distinct, short-statured people of southern Africa.
  2. any of more than a dozen related Khoisan languages spoken by the San. Also called

-san

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a suffix used in Japanese as a term of respect after names or titles: Suzuki-san; samurai-san.
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