Bogotá

[ boh-guh-tah, boh-guh-tah; Spanish baw-gaw-tah ]
/ ˌboʊ gəˈtɑ, ˈboʊ gəˌtɑ; Spanish ˌbɔ gɔˈtɑ /

noun

a city in and the capital of Colombia, in the central part.

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British Dictionary definitions for Bogotá

Bogotá
/ (ˌbəʊɡəˈtɑː, Spanish boɣoˈta) /

noun

the capital of Colombia, on a central plateau of the E Andes: originally the centre of Chibcha civilization; founded as a city in 1538 by the Spaniards. Pop: 7 594 000 (2005 est)
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Cultural definitions for Bogotá

Bogotá
[ (boh-guh-tah, boh-guh-tah) ]

Capital of Colombia and the largest city in the country, located near the center of Colombia on a high, fertile plain.

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