Cartagena

Cartagena

[kahr-tuh-jee-nuh; Spanish kahr-tah-he-nah]
noun
1.
a seaport in SE Spain.
2.
a seaport in N Colombia.
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Cartagena (ˌkɑːtəˈdʒiːnə, Spanish kartaˈxena)
 
n
1.  a port in NW Colombia, on the Caribbean: centre for the Inquisition and the slave trade in the 16th century; chief oil port of Colombia. Pop: 1 002 000 (2005 est)
2.  a port in SE Spain, on the Mediterranean: important since Carthaginian and Roman times for its minerals. Pop: 194 203 (2003 est)

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