from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A country of Central America on the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean. Various Indian peoples, including the Miskito, inhabited the area when Columbus visited in 1502. Spanish settlement began in 1524. The colony was ruled as part of Guatemala until 1821, when the entire region gained independence. Since its designation as a republic in 1838, Nicaragua has had a turbulent history, with frequent intervention by foreign powers. Managua is the capital and the largest city. Population: 5,680,000.
- LakeNicaragua The largest lake of Central America, in southwest Nicaragua. The freshwater lake contains fish, such as tuna and sharks, usually found only in salt water because it was part of the Caribbean Sea until land masses rose around it in prehistoric times.
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- proper n. Country in Central America; official name: Republic of Nicaragua.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a republic in Central America; achieved independence from Spain in 1821
He grew up in Nicaragua, lived for a while in Guatemala, and now he is dedicated to his paintings in Aix et à Marseille.
I think the revolutions in Nicaragua and El Salvador, Guatemala were justified.
The irony of a convicted felon who lied about diverting proceeds from arms sales to a rebel group in Nicaragua supporting a policy that forces gay and lesbian servicemen to lie about their sexual orientation was lost on both Hannity and North.
And grandpa sent me 25 for whistler but Nicaragua is way cooler.
Well here goes another round of life in Nicaragua by Brandon … try not to fall asleep in the middle of it this time.
Unthinkable not long ago to vacation in Nicaragua, but now, fully bathed in peace, and blessed with preternatural beauty, it is a beginning blip on the adventure travelers 'radar; perhaps at the brink of a tourism revolution.
Unthinkable not long ago to vacation in Nicaragua, it is now perhaps on the brink of a tourism revolution.
North, Duane Clarridge and Tom Clines in Nicaragua and to have been called to testify at the Iran Contra hearings as one of the ring leaders.
Had the contras in Nicaragua still been around, throwing their bombs into daycare centres, no doubt they would have been spared: after all, they were our sons-of-bitches.
My cigar-of-preference these days is a Padron, made in Nicaragua of Cuban leaf, but tonight it was all Cuban.