Definition of Costa Rica in English:

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Costa Rica

Pronunciation: /ˌkōstə ˈrikə/
A republic in Central America on the Isthmus of Panama, with coastlines on the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea; population 4,253,900 (est. 2009); capital, San José; language, Spanish.

Colonized by Spain in the early 16th century, Costa Rica achieved independence in 1823 and emerged as a separate country in 1838.

Origin

Spanish, 'rich coast'.

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Syllabification: Cos·ta Ri·ca

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