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Caracas

[ kuh-rah-kuhs; Spanish kah-rah-kahs ]
/ kəˈrɑ kəs; Spanish kɑˈrɑ kɑs /
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noun

a city in and the capital of Venezuela, in the N part.

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British Dictionary definitions for Caracas

Caracas
/ (kəˈrækəs, -ˈrɑː-, Spanish kaˈrakas) /

noun

the capital of Venezuela, in the north: founded in 1567; major industrial and commercial centre, notably for oil companies. Pop: 3 276 000 (2005 est)
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Cultural definitions for Caracas

Caracas
[ (kuh-rah-kuhs) ]

Capital of Venezuela and the largest city in the country, located in northern Venezuela near the Caribbean Sea; commercial, industrial, and cultural center of the nation.

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