capital of Nicaragua, in the W part, on Lake Managua: pop. 682,000
lake in W Nicaragua: c. 390 sq mi (1,010 sq km)
See Managua in American Heritage Dictionary 4
The capital and largest city of Nicaragua, in the western part of the country on the southern shore of Lake Managua. The city, designated as the capital in the 1850s, has frequently been damaged by earthquakes. Population: 909,000.