• synonyms


[bwey-nuh-ven-too r-uh, -tyoo r-uh; Spanish bwe-nah-ven-too-rah]
  1. a seaport in W Colombia.
Show More
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for buenaventura

Historical Examples of buenaventura

  • Heavy weather coming on, the schooner ran into the port of Buenaventura.

    In New Granada

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • At the principal port of Buenaventura it is unlikely that our steamer will call.

  • The next is a map of a land named “Buenaventura,” with many islands.

  • It was in the valley of the Salinas (salt river called Buenaventura in the old maps,) and the haunt of marauding Indians.

    Life of Kit Carson

    Charles Burdett

  • The negotiation for annexion began with a person known as Buenaventura Baez.

British Dictionary definitions for buenaventura


  1. a major port in W Colombia, on the Pacific coast. Pop: 250 000 (2005 est)
Show More
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012