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Masaya

[mah-sah-yah]
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noun
  1. a city in SW Nicaragua.
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Historical Examples

  • It was acted in the Mangue tongue at Masaya as late as 1822, but the text is, unfortunately, lost.

    The Gegence; A Comedy Ballet in the Nahuatl-Spanish Dialect of Nicaragua

    Daniel G. Brinton

  • Half-way down its sides lies the Lake of Masaya, imprisoned within its walls of adamant.

    By-Ways of War

    James Jeffrey Roche

  • At the head of only eight hundred men he rode out of Granada, on the morning of October 11th, and took the high road for Masaya.

    By-Ways of War

    James Jeffrey Roche

  • Before the filibusters' bivouac lay the Lake of Masaya, reflecting the watch-fires of the town.

    By-Ways of War

    James Jeffrey Roche

  • To the south lies the lava desert, well named "the Hell of Masaya," barring the road from Granada.

    By-Ways of War

    James Jeffrey Roche