Definition of San Marino in English:

San Marino

proper noun

  • A republic that forms a small enclave in Italy, near Rimini; population 32,000 (estimated 2015); 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//ˌsæn məˈrinoʊ/