Definition of San Marino in English:

San Marino

proper noun

  • A republic that forms a small enclave in Italy, near Rimini; population 30,200 (est. 2009); capital, the town of San Marino; language, Italian (official)

Origin

Said to be named after Marino, a Dalmatian stonecutter who fled there to escape the persecution of Christians under Diocletian.

Pronunciation:

San Marino

/ˌsan məˈrēnō/