Pronunciation: (sän),[key] —n. 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.
Pronunciation: (sän),[key] —n., —pl.Sans(esp. collectively)Sanfor 1. 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 Bushman.
a suffix used in Japanese as a term of respect after names or titles: Suzuki-san; samurai-san.