Pronunciation: (mar"u-kī'bō; Sp. mä"rä-kī'vô), [key]
1. a seaport in NW Venezuela. 786,389.
2. Gulf of, a gulf on the NW coast of Venezuela.
3. Lake, a lake in NW Venezuela, an extension of the Gulf of Maracaibo: the largest lake in South America. 6300 sq. mi. (16,320 sq. km).
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