[kahr-tuh-jee-nuh; Spanish kahr-tah-he-nah]
- a seaport in SE Spain.
- a seaport in N Colombia.
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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
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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
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In Cartagena, he adds, “these women sometimes look to meet people perhaps in the hope of going abroad and having a better future.”
In an exclusive, a Cartagena cabdriver recounts his morning after with the women involved in the Secret Service scandal.
East and north of Cartagena lies the mainland, which may be left out of account.
Nevertheless, it was to Cartagena that they sailed in the middle of March.
After all, there would be a deal of treasure still hidden in Cartagena.
Your books show the spoil of Cartagena to amount to some ten million livres.
But when the next dawn broke over Cartagena, they had the explanation of it.
- 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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