[ pah-puh-gahy-oh; Spanish pah-pah-gah-yaw ]
/ ˌpɑ pəˈgaɪ oʊ; Spanish ˌpɑ pɑˈgɑ yɔ /
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Gulf of, an inlet of the Pacific, on the NW coast of Costa Rica. 15 miles (25 km) long; 25 miles (40 km) wide.
a violent northerly wind occurring along the W coast of Central America, especially on the Gulf of Papagayo.
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