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  1. a seaport in W Costa Rica.
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Examples from the Web for puntarenas

Historical Examples of puntarenas

  • Limon was founded in 1871, and is the terminus of the transcontinental railway to Puntarenas which was begun in the same year.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 6


  • The harbor at Puntarenas, as I mentioned earlier, would make a splendid base of operations for an enemy fleet.

    Secret Armies

    John L. Spivak

  • He finally found what he wanted half-way between Puntarenas and San José—long, level, flat acres.

    Secret Armies

    John L. Spivak

  • Almost the whole foreign trade passes through Limon and Puntarenas.