Capistrano

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Proper noun[edit]

Capistrano

  1. (informal) The city of San Juan Capistrano, California, known for its cliff swallows.
    • a. 2003, Talmage Powell, "Survival Exercise", in, 2003, Kit Duane, editor, The Campfire Collection: Ghosts, Beasts, and Things That Go Bump in the Night, Chronicle Books, →ISBN, page 138,
      I felt the sick certainty that the thing had antennae, a sense unknown to human beings—a guidance system like the sonar of a bat, the instinct of a Capistrano swallow, the built-in controls of an SAM missile.

Anagrams[edit]


Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish. After Saint John of Capestrano.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ca‧pis‧tra‧no

Proper noun[edit]

Capistrano

  1. a surname, from Spanish
  2. a male given name

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish, in honor of St. John to Capestrano

Proper noun[edit]

Capistrano

  1. A Christian surname, from Spanish​.

Statistics[edit]

According to data collected by Forebears in 2014, Capistrano is the 261st most common surname in the Philippines, occurring in 28,549 individuals.