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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of northwest Colombia on the Bay of Cartagena, an inlet of the Caribbean Sea. Founded in 1533, Cartagena was once the richest port on the Spanish Main. Population: 871,000.
  • A city of southeast Spain on the Mediterranean Sea south-southeast of Murcia. It was settled c. 225 B.C. and soon became the chief Carthaginian sea base in Spain. Population: 207,000.

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  • proper n. An ancient city in Murcia, Spain

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  • n. a port in southeastern Spain on the Mediterranean
  • n. a port city in northwestern Colombia on the Caribbean

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From Spanish Cartagena. (Wiktionary)

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