from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • The capital and largest city of Nicaragua, in the western part of the country on the southern shore of Lake Managua. The city, designated as the capital in the 1850s, has frequently been damaged by earthquakes.

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  • proper noun The capital and largest city of Nicaragua
  • proper noun A department of Nicaragua

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  • noun the capital and largest city of Nicaragua


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