from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person from Nicaragua or of Nicaraguan descent.
  • adj. Of, from, or pertaining to Nicaragua or the people of Nicaragua.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. of or pertaining to Nicaragua.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to the inhabitants of Nicaragua.
  • proper n. A native or inhabitant of Nicaragua.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to Nicaragua, a republic in Central America, south of Honduras and north of Costa Rica: as, the Nicaraguan lizard.
  • n. A native or an inhabitant of Nicaragua.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to Nicaragua or is people
  • n. a native or inhabitant of Nicaragua


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