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

  • A city of northwest Venezuela south of the Gulf of Venezuela at the outlet of Lake Maracaibo, the largest lake of South America. Founded in 1571, it is a major port on a dredged channel allowing access for oceangoing vessels and the largest city in the country. Population: 1,600,000.

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  • proper n. A city in the northwest of Venezuela.

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  • n. a port city in northwestern Venezuela; a major oil center


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