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Tumaco

[too-mah-kaw] /tuˈmɑ kɔ/
noun
1.
a seaport in SW Colombia.
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  • The delta channels of the Mira are navigable, being tributary to the Colombian port of Tumaco.

  • Observing that the Spaniards attached great value to pearls, Tumaco ordered some of his men to prepare to dive for some.

    De Orbe Novo, Volume 1 (of 2) Trans. by Francis Augustus MacNutt
  • Tumaco, following the example of his colleagues, took up arms; but his resistance was equally vain.

    De Orbe Novo, Volume 1 (of 2) Trans. by Francis Augustus MacNutt
  • Balboa was delighted with the presents he had received, and Tumaco was satisfied to have cemented the alliance.

    De Orbe Novo, Volume 1 (of 2) Trans. by Francis Augustus MacNutt
  • Tumaco was wanted, and the envoys of Chiapes urged him to come back without fear, but neither promises nor threats moved him.

    De Orbe Novo, Volume 1 (of 2) Trans. by Francis Augustus MacNutt

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