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- 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)
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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.
- Ma·naˈguan adjective & n.