- an island in the Pacific Ocean, S of SW Panama. 20 miles (32 km) long; 10 miles (16 km) wide.
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Nicuesa proceeded from Coiba to Uraba, the province of his ally Hojeda.
The cacique Careta, ruler of Coiba, was the Spaniards' guest for three days.
Both the country and its ruler bear the name of Coiba, as we have already stated is the case, at Careta.
The inhabitants of Coiba and some of the tribes on the western shore of the gulf of Urab, do not use bows and arrows.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 1
Hubert Howe Bancroft
Coiba or Quibo is a large island off the south coast of the isthmus, about 150 miles west of Panama.