[fon-sey-kuh; Spanish fawn-se-kah]
  1. 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. (1800 sq. km). Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Contemporary Examples of fonseca

  • Of four feet that have been identified so far, none are thought to have involved any sort of foul play, Fonseca said.

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    Canada’s Severed-Feet Mystery

    Winston Ross

    September 4, 2011

Historical Examples of fonseca

British Dictionary definitions for fonseca


  1. Gulf of Fonseca an inlet of the Pacific Ocean in W Central America
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