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La Guaira

[lah gwahy-rah] /lɑ ˈgwaɪ rɑ/
noun
1.
a seaport in N Venezuela: the port of Caracas.
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  • And again there was the same talk in the second letter—the one from La Guaira.

    The Hole in the Wall Arthur Morrison
  • He leaves us at La Guaira, to take the regular steamer for Havana and home.

    Pirates' Hope Francis Lynde
  • The railway to its port, La Guaira, is a remarkable work of engineering.

    Commercial Geography Jacques W. Redway
  • Yes, one was Belize, the other La Guaira; and both for my mother.

    The Hole in the Wall Arthur Morrison
  • An annotated list of mammals collected in the vicinity of La Guaira, Venezuela.

    American Weasels E. Raymond Hall
  • In 1796 a republican conspiracy was brought to light on the Peninsula, and several of its leaders were exiled to La Guaira.

  • La Guaira coffee includes that produced in the vicinity of Caracas and Cumana.

    All About Coffee William H. Ukers
  • Railway connexion with the port of La Guaira was opened in 1883 by means of a line 23 m. long.

  • The main port or entrance to this country is La Guaira and sailors say it is about the worst port to enter in the world.

    Birdseye Views of Far Lands James T. Nichols
British Dictionary definitions for La Guaira

La Guaira

/Spanish la ˈɡwaira/
noun
1.
the chief seaport of Venezuela, on the Caribbean. Pop: 26 669 (1990 est)
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