- a seaport in W Costa Rica.
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Examples from the Web for puntarenas
Limon was founded in 1871, and is the terminus of the transcontinental railway to Puntarenas which was begun in the same year.
The harbor at Puntarenas, as I mentioned earlier, would make a splendid base of operations for an enemy fleet.
He finally found what he wanted half-way between Puntarenas and San José—long, level, flat acres.
Almost the whole foreign trade passes through Limon and Puntarenas.