How to use Cartagena in a sentence
When the ship arrived at the slave port of Cartagena, now in Colombia, only 14 of the captives had survived.Smithsonian African American museum launches online interactive access | Michael Ruane | November 18, 2021 | Washington Post
Day three dawned nice and sunny and we were docked in Cartagena, located in the autonomous of the region of Murcia.
I was roasted by the sun in Cartagena and walked the once deadly streets of Medellin in the rain.
Paradoxically, when asked earlier this year to name his favorite vacation spot, Radel named Cartagena, Colombia.Hip-Hop Conservative Rep. Trey Radel Charged With Cocaine Possession | Ben Jacobs | November 20, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Consider the Sixth Summit of the Americas, held at Cartagena, Colombia, two weeks ago.Cartagena Summit’s Other Outrage: Obama’s Indifference to Latin Issues | Mac Margolis | April 27, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
In Cartagena, he adds, “these women sometimes look to meet people perhaps in the hope of going abroad and having a better future.”Colombian Cabdriver Recounts Escorts’ Reaction to Secret Service Feud | Mac Margolis, Jenny Gonzalez | April 21, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
In an exclusive, a Cartagena cabdriver recounts his morning after with the women involved in the Secret Service scandal.Colombian Cabdriver Recounts Escorts’ Reaction to Secret Service Feud | Mac Margolis, Jenny Gonzalez | April 21, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
The city of Cartagena is the largest and most flourishing in the neighborhood of the Isthmus, and has a good harbor.The Interest of America in Sea Power, Present and Future | A. T. Mahan
Sir Chaloner Ogle, afterward distinguished in the Cartagena expedition, and admiral of the fleet.
It did not appear; but Drake did, with the fleet which had just been employed in sacking Cartagena.Ten Tudor Statesmen | Arthur D. Innes
We were sighted long before nightfall by a trading vessel, were taken on board, and landed at Cartagena in Spain.The Queen of Hearts | Wilkie Collins
Morillo soon had Venezuela under his thumb, and, planting garrisons throughout it, proceeded to lay siege to Cartagena.Famous Men and Great Events of the Nineteenth Century | Charles Morris
British Dictionary definitions for Cartagena
a port in NW Colombia, on the Caribbean: centre for the Inquisition and the slave trade in the 16th century; chief oil port of Colombia. Pop: 1 002 000 (2005 est)
a port in SE Spain, on the Mediterranean: important since Carthaginian and Roman times for its minerals. Pop: 194 203 (2003 est)
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