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Meaning of Costa Rica

Cos•ta Ri•ca

Pronunciation: (kos'tu rē'ku, kô'stu, kō'- Sp. kôs'tä rē'kä), [key]
  1. a republic in Central America, between Panama and Nicaragua. 2,012,000; 19,238 sq. mi. (49,825 sq. km). Cap.: San José.
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