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Fonseca

[fon-sey-kuh; Spanish fawn-se-kah] /fɒnˈseɪ kə; Spanish fɔnˈsɛ kɑ/
noun
1.
Gulf of, a bay of the Pacific Ocean in W Central America, bordered by El Salvador on the W, Honduras on the NE, and Nicaragua on the S. About 700 sq. mi. (1800 sq. km).
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  • In 1517 it was formally organized, among the members being Fonseca and Peter Martyr, the historian.

    The Colonization of North America Herbert Eugene Bolton
  • She has fled to the convent to be true to Fonseca; she must fly from the convent to bless the prince.

    Calderon The Courtier Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Calderon's eyes were fixed musingly on the door which closed on Fonseca's martial and noble form.

    Calderon The Courtier Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • The quick step of Fonseca interrupted the courtier's reverie.

    Calderon The Courtier Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Fonseca, as if stupefied, stared a moment at Calderon, and then burst into a wild laugh.

    Calderon The Courtier Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • “Certainly, señor; there will be no difficulty about that,” assented Fonseca.

    A Middy in Command Harry Collingwood
  • With a wave of the hand the stranger dismissed the Israelite; and then, approaching Beatriz, presented to her Fonseca's letter.

    Calderon The Courtier Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Naturally Fonseca held up his hands and wondered where it would all end.

  • Fonseca came to be looked upon as one of the most distinguished teachers of medicine in Italy in his time.

    The Popes and Science James J. Walsh
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Fonseca

/Spanish fɔnˈseka/
noun
1.
Gulf of Fonseca, an inlet of the Pacific Ocean in W Central America
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