Definition of Cumana
1. Noun. A port city in northeastern Venezuela on the Caribbean Sea; founded in 1523, it is the oldest European settlement in South America.
Group relationships: Republic Of Venezuela, Venezuela
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Literary usage of Cumana
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Recollections of a Service of Three Years During the War-of-extermination in by Simón Bolívar (1828)
"CHAPTER V. Departure from Barcelona—Landing at Cumana—Description of South American Guerillas—Character of Colonel Montes—Sufferings of the British Legion ..."
2. The Travels and Researches of Alexander Von Humboldt: Being a Condensed by Alexander von Humboldt, William MacGillivray (1869)
"Landing at Cumana—Introduction to the Governor—State of the Sick— Description of the Country and City of Cumana—Mode of Bathing in the Manzanares—Port of ..."
3. Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of the New by Alexander von Humboldt, Aimé Bonpland (1826)
"During a stay of six months and a half at the town of Cumana (lat. 10° 27' 52") I occupied myself simultaneously by researches, 1st. on the mean temperature ..."
4. Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of America, During by Alexander von Humboldt, Aimé Bonpland, Thomasina Ross (1852)
"Passage from Cumana to La Guayra.—Morro of New Barcelona.—Cape Codera.—Road from La Guayra to Caracas. ON the 16th of November, at eight in the evening, ..."
5. Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of America, During by Alexander von Humboldt, Aimé Bonpland, Thomasina Ross (1872)
"Passage from Cumana to La Guayra.—Morro of New Barcelona.—Cape Codera. ... In returning from Caracas to Cumana, the road by land ia ..."
6. Colombia: Being a Geographical, Statistical, Agricultural, Commercial, and by Alexander Walker (1822)
"The letters of Guiana go directly from Barcelona by one carrier, and those of Cumana and Margarita by another.—The last arrive at their destination in ..."
7. Venezuela, a Commercial and Industrial Handbook: A Commercial and Industrial by United States Dept. of Commerce, Purl Lord Bell (1922)
"HARBOR AND PORT WORKS OF Cumana. The lighthouse, harbor, pier, and tramway concession for Carupano and Cumana was given by the Venezuelan Government in ..."
8. The American Coast Pilot: Containing the Courses and Distances Between the by Edmund March Blunt (1822)
"The principal establishments for commerce on this coast, and towards which vessels from Europe, in, general, direct their course, are Cumana ..."