Costa Rica

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geographical name Cos·ta Ri·ca \ˌkȯ-stə-ˈrē-kə, ˌkō-\

Definition of Costa Rica

  1. country of Central America between Nicaragua and Panama and between the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific; a republic with its capital at San José area 19,652 square miles (50,899 square kilometers), population 4,301,712

Costa Rican

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COSTA RICA Defined for English Language Learners

Costa Rica

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geographical name

Definition of Costa Rica for English Language Learners

  • : country in Central America



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