Definition of Capital of Costa Rica
1. Noun. The capital and largest city of Costa Rica.
Generic synonyms: National Capital
Group relationships: Costa Rica, Republic Of Costa Rica
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Literary usage of Capital of Costa Rica
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1. Thirsty Cities: Urban Environments and Water Supply in Latin Americaby Danilo J. Anton by Danilo J. Anton (1993)
"... history San Jose, the capital of Costa Rica, is located in a valley in the Central American volcanic range at an altitude of 1 150 m above sea level. ..."
2. Costa Rica Pocket Adventure Guide by Bruce Conord, June Conord (2006)
"... capital of Costa Rica for 300 years until it lost a power struggle to San Jose. A major obstacle to its capital ambitions was the ..."
3. Conquest of the Tropics: The Story of the Creative Enterprises Conducted by by Frederick Upham Adams (1914)
"... COSTA RICA is the key to the above map: 'San Jose," capital of Costa Rica. 'Limon," principal port of Costa Rica on the Caribbean. ..."
4. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1897)
"He subjugated nearly the entire province, and founded the city of Cartago, which remained the capital of Costa Rica until recent times. ..."
5. Memoir on the Boundary Question Pending Between the Republic of Costa Rica by Felipe Molina, Felipe Molina Bedoya (1851)
"... was sometimes placed under the immediate jurisdiction of the authorities at Leon, and at other times under that of Cartago, the capital of Costa Rica. ..."
6. Costa Rica-Panama Arbitration: Argument of Costa Rica Before the Arbitrator by Costa Rica, Chandler Parsons Anderson, Panama, Pedro Pérez Zeledón (1913)
"... in the form of an angle or wedge, almost as far as Cartago, the ancient capital of Costa Rica and not far from San Jose, her present capital. ..."