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Coiba

[koi-buh; Spanish koi-vah]
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noun
  1. an island in the Pacific Ocean, S of SW Panama. 20 miles (32 km) long; 10 miles (16 km) wide.
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Historical Examples

  • Nicuesa proceeded from Coiba to Uraba, the province of his ally Hojeda.

    De Orbe Novo, Volume 1 (of 2)

    Trans. by Francis Augustus MacNutt

  • The cacique Careta, ruler of Coiba, was the Spaniards' guest for three days.

    De Orbe Novo, Volume 1 (of 2)

    Trans. by Francis Augustus MacNutt

  • Both the country and its ruler bear the name of Coiba, as we have already stated is the case, at Careta.

    De Orbe Novo, Volume 1 (of 2)

    Trans. by Francis Augustus MacNutt

  • The inhabitants of Coiba and some of the tribes on the western shore of the gulf of Urab, do not use bows and arrows.

  • Coiba or Quibo is a large island off the south coast of the isthmus, about 150 miles west of Panama.