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Nicaragua

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishNicaraguaNic‧a‧rag‧u‧a /ˌnɪkəˈræɡjuə $ -ˈrɑːɡwə/ 🔊 🔊 a country in Central America between the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean, and south of Honduras and north of Costa Rica. Population: 5,788,531 (2014). Capital: Managua. Its main products are coffee, cotton, and sugar. In the 1980s there was a civil war (=a war between groups of people from the same country) between the elected left-wing government, known as the Sandinistas, and a right-wing group called the Contras, who were given money, weapons, and military training by the US government.Nicaraguan noun, adjective
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