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Cumaná

[ koo-mah-nah ]

noun

  1. a seaport in N Venezuela.


Cumaná

/ kumaˈna /

noun

  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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On the right bank were seen the plains of the Sayma, reaching to Cumana and Caraccas, 120 leagues to the north.

La Guaira coffee includes that produced in the vicinity of Caracas and Cumana.

For a long time Margarita was attached to Cumana, but in the eighteenth century it was made administratively independent.

Picart says that the natives of New Granada and Cumana "portent au col les dents des ennemis qu'ils ont massacrez."

Columbus landed on the shore, west of Point Cumana, and received a kindly welcome from the numerous inhabitants.

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