Cumaná


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Cu·ma·ná

 (ko͞o′mä-nä′)
A city of northeast Venezuela on the Caribbean Sea east of Caracas. It was founded in 1521 to exploit nearby pearl fisheries.

Cumaná

(Spanish kumaˈna)
n
(Placename) a city in NE Venezuela: founded in 1523; the oldest European settlement in South America. Pop: 271 000 (2005 est)

Cu•ma•ná

(ˌku mɑˈnɑ)

n.
a seaport in N Venezuela. 212,432.
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Noun1.Cumana - a port city in northeastern Venezuela on the Caribbean Sea; founded in 1523, it is the oldest European settlement in South America
Republic of Venezuela, Venezuela - a republic in northern South America on the Caribbean; achieved independence from Spain in 1811; rich in oil