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

  • A city of northwest Venezuela near the Caribbean Sea east-northeast of Maracaibo. It was founded in 1527 by the Spanish, who mortgaged it to a German banking house from 1528 to 1546. Population: 159,000.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A fish of the family Hæmulonidæ, Conodon nobilis, marked by 8 cross bands, inhabiting the Caribbean sea and Brazilian coast.

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