Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


a city in and the capital of Colombia, in the central part.
a republic in NW South America. 439,828 sq. mi. (1,139,155 sq. km).
Capital: Bogotá.
Contemporary Examples

Victor Carranza, Emerald Czar of Colombia, Dies Toby Muse April 19, 2013
In the Future We’ll All Be Renters: America’s Disappearing Middle Class Joel Kotkin August 9, 2014
Charles and Camilla To Visit Mexico and Colombia Tom Sykes October 2, 2014

Historical Examples

The Gilded Man Clifford Smyth
Graham’s Magazine Vol XXXIII No. 2 August 1848 Various
Theodore Roosevelt and His Times Harold Howland
Lord Kilgobbin Charles Lever
In New Granada W.H.G. Kingston
In New Granada W.H.G. Kingston
Celebrated Travels and Travellers Jules Verne

the capital of Colombia, on a central plateau of the E Andes: originally the centre of Chibcha civilization; founded as a city in 1538 by the Spaniards. Pop: 7 594 000 (2005 est)
a republic in NW South America: inhabited by Chibchas and other Indians before Spanish colonization in the 16th century; independence won by Bolívar in 1819; became the Republic of Colombia in 1886; violence and unrest have been endemic since the 1970s. It consists chiefly of a hot swampy coastal plain, separated by ranges of the Andes from the pampas and the equatorial forests of the Amazon basin in the east. Language: Spanish. Religion: Roman Catholic majority. Currency: peso. Capital: Bogotá. Pop: 45 745 783 (2013 est). Area: 1 138 908 sq km (439 735 sq miles)

Note: Its major legal crop is coffee.

Note: Trafficking of marijuana and cocaine remains a problem in Colombia. With support from the United States, the Colombian government has attacked drug traffickers, but the country continues to be torn by civil war between left-wing and right-wing factions.

Bogotá [(boh-guh-tah, boh-guh-tah)]


Read Also:

  • Bogotify


  • Bogue

    a bayou, stream, or waterway. (of a sailing vessel) to tend to fall off from the wind. Historical Examples The ‘Fan Kwae’ at Canton Before Treaty Days 1825-1844 William C. Hunter Miss Eden’s Letters Emily Eden Narrative of the Voyages and Services of the Nemesis from 1840 to 1843 William Hutcheon Hall Poison Island Arthur […]

  • Bogue-out

    bogue out

  • Bogus

    not genuine; counterfeit; spurious; sham. Printing, Journalism. matter set, by union requirement, by a compositor and later discarded, duplicating the text of an advertisement for which a plate has been supplied or type set by another publisher. Contemporary Examples A Country House of Fools: Norman Rush’s ‘Subtle Bodies’ Tom LeClair September 9, 2013 A Scandal […]

Disclaimer: Bogota definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.