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Mosquito Coast

Syllabification: Mos·qui·to Coast
Pronunciation: /məˌskēdō ˈkōst

Definition of Mosquito Coast in English:

A sparsely populated coastal strip of swamp, lagoon, and tropical forest along the Caribbean coast of Nicaragua and northeastern Honduras, occupied by the Miskito people after whom it is named.

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