Managua

[ muh-nah-gwuh; Spanish mah-nah-gwah ]
/ məˈnɑ gwə; Spanish mɑˈnɑ gwɑ /

noun

Lake, a lake in W Nicaragua. 390 sq. mi. (1,010 sq. km).
a city in and the capital of Nicaragua, in the W part, on Lake Managua.

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Managua
/ (məˈnæɡwə, Spanish maˈnaɣwa) /

noun

the capital of Nicaragua, on the S shore of Lake Managua: chosen as capital in 1857. Pop: 1 159 000 (2005 est)
Lake Managua a lake in W Nicaragua: drains into Lake Nicaragua by the Tipitapa River. Length: 61 km (38 miles). Width: about 26 km (16 miles)
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