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  1. a seaport in N Venezuela.
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Examples from the Web for cumana

Historical Examples of cumana

  • From thence he went to Cumana and there slew the governor, and dealt in all as at Margarita.

    The Discovery of Guiana

    Sir Walter Raleigh

  • She pointed to the blue mountains of Cumana seen across the gulf.

    The Three Lieutenants

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • Puerto Cabello and Cumana coffees are valued just below Caracas.

    All About Coffee

    William H. Ukers

  • Humboldt has shown that, at Cumana, within the tropics, there is a difference of only 4° Fahr.

  • In 1680 Grammont made another expedition to the coast of Cumana.

British Dictionary definitions for cumana


  1. a city in NE Venezuela: founded in 1523; the oldest European settlement in South America. Pop: 271 000 (2005 est)
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