Definition of Cartagena

1. Noun. A port in southeastern Spain on the Mediterranean.

Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center, Port
Group relationships: Espana, Kingdom Of Spain, Spain

2. Noun. A port city in northwestern Colombia on the Caribbean.
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center, Port
Group relationships: Colombia, Republic Of Colombia

Definition of Cartagena

1. Proper noun. An ancient city in Murcia, Spain ¹

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Cartagena (current term)
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Literary usage of Cartagena

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1. Italy and Her Invaders by Thomas Hodgkin (1880)
"By some stratagem, of which we know nothing, the Vandals, ' warned by traitors,' carried off the ships from out of the Bay of Cartagena. ..."

2. The New Larned History for Ready Reference, Reading and Research: The Actual by Josephus Nelson Larned, Augustus Hunt Shearer (1922)
"The naval port of Cartagena owes its importance primarily to its splendid ... Successive Spanish governments have attempted to restore to Cartagena its ..."

3. The Spanish Dependencies in South America: An Introduction to the History of by Bernard Moses (1914)
"... THE INQUISITION IN Cartagena I. The establishment of the Tribunal. ... establish a tribunal of the Inquisition at Santo Domingo and another at Cartagena ..."

4. Spain and Portugal: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1908)
"From Chinchilla (Madrid) to Murcia and Cartagena. 141 M. RAILWAY in 7-91/« hrs. ... The mail train from Madrid to Cartagena has sleeping-cars (20 p. 25 c.). ..."

5. Cruising the Mediterranean: A Guide to the Ports of Call by Larry H. Ludmer (2006)
"Murcia is some 35 miles north of Cartagena and there are some interesting ... Cartagena has two quays that can accommodate all but the very largest cruise ..."

6. The Early Hanoverians by Edward Ellis Morris (1886)
"on Cartagena, for which Vernon found that it would be necessary to have soldiers as well as ships. Cartagena "^ very ^arge f°rce was therefore prepared— ..."

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