a city in W California.
a city in and the capital of Costa Rica, in the central part.
a republic in Central America, between Panama and Nicaragua. 19,238 sq. mi. (49,825 sq. km).
Capital: San José.
a republic in Central America: gained independence from Spain in 1821; mostly mountainous and volcanic, with extensive forests. Official language: Spanish. Official religion: Roman Catholic. Currency: colón. Capital: San José. Pop: 4 695 942 (2013 est). Area: 50 900 sq km (19 652 sq miles)
a city in W central California: a leading world centre of the fruit drying and canning industry. Pop: 898 349 (2003 est)
the capital of Costa Rica, on the central plateau: a major centre of coffee production in the mid-19th century; University of Costa Rica (1843). Pop: 1 145 000 (2005 est)
Costa Rica definition
Republic in Central America, bordered by Nicaragua to the north, the Caribbean Sea to the east, Panama to the southeast, and the Pacific Ocean to the south and west. Its capital and largest city is San José.
Note: One of the most politically stable countries of Latin America; Costa Rica is traditionally very democratic. It has a literacy rate of over ninety percent.
San Jose [(san hoh-zay, san oh-zay)]
A city in northern California.
Note: Center for the electronics and high-tech industries. (See Silicon Valley.)
[san hoh-zey] /ˈsæn hoʊˌzeɪ/ noun 1. a scale insect, Aspidiotus perniciosus, that is highly destructive to fruit trees and shrubs throughout the U.S. San Jose scale noun 1. a small E Asian homopterous insect, Quadraspidiotus perniciosus, introduced into the US and other countries, where it has become a serious pest of fruit trees: family Diaspididae
noun 1. a seaport in and the capital of Puerto Rico, in the N part. 2. a city in W Argentina. 3. a river in S Nicaragua, flowing E from Lake Nicaragua along the Nicaragua-Costa Rica border to the Caribbean Sea. About 110 miles (175 km) long. noun 1. an island in the central West […]
- San juan bautista
/Spanish saŋ ˈxwan bauˈtista/ noun 1. the former name of Villahermosa
[kap-i-strah-noh] /ˌkæp ɪˈstrɑ noʊ/ noun 1. a city in SW California: site of old Spanish mission; known for annual return of swallows, said to occur on March 19.