Associations to the word «Costa»


COSTA, noun. (anatomy) A rib.
COSTA, noun. (biology) A riblike part of a plant or animal, such as a middle rib of a leaf or a thickened vein or the margin of an insect wing.
COSTA, noun. (entomology) The vein forming the leading edge of most insect wings.
COSTA BRAVA, proper noun. The coastline of Spain, from Blanes to the French border. It is a popular tourist resort, with many beaches.
COSTA DAURADA, proper noun. An area on the coast of Catalonia, Spain, between Cunit and the mouth of the Ebro River. It is entirely included in the province of Tarragona.
COSTA DEL SOL, proper noun. The area along the coast of Andalusia, stretching from Maro to Punto Chullera. It is a popular summer tourist destination.
COSTA MESA, proper noun. A city in Orange County, California.
COSTA RICA, proper noun. A country in Central America; Official name: Republic of Costa Rica. Capital San José.
COSTA RICAN, noun. A person from Costa Rica or of Costa Rican descent.
COSTA RICAN, adjective. Of, from, or pertaining to Costa Rica.
COSTA RICAN, adjective. Of or pertaining to the people, language, or culture of Costa Rica.
COSTA RICANS, noun. Plural of Costa Rican

Dictionary definition

COSTA, noun. A riblike part of a plant or animal (such as a middle rib of a leaf or a thickened vein of an insect wing).
COSTA, noun. Any of the 12 pairs of curved arches of bone extending from the spine to or toward the sternum in humans (and similar bones in most vertebrates).

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