Gulf of, a bay of the Pacific Ocean in W Central America, bordered by El Salvador on the W, Honduras on the NE, and Nicaragua on the S. About 700 sq. mi. (1,800 sq. km).
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How to use Fonseca in a sentence
Fonseca believes innovation can create better jobs for everyone—in part by moving Chile away from its extractive economy, which focuses on mining and agriculture, toward something more suited to an increasingly climate-altered world.
Of four feet that have been identified so far, none are thought to have involved any sort of foul play, Fonseca said.
The victory of Corts was as complete as the discomfiture of Velsquez and Fonseca.
A department of Indian affairs was created at once and put in charge of Fonseca, a member of the royal council.
Nio sailed west to Fonseca Bay, thus coasting the entire length of Nicaragua.
In 1517 it was formally organized, among the members being Fonseca and Peter Martyr, the historian.
In 1830 the town gave the title of marquess to Pinto da Fonseca, a leader of the Miguelite party.
British Dictionary definitions for Fonseca
Gulf of Fonseca an inlet of the Pacific Ocean in W Central America
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