Pronunciation: (pä"pu-gī'ō; Sp. pä"pä-gä'yô), [key]
1. Gulf of, an inlet of the Pacific, on the NW coast of Costa Rica. 15 mi. (25 km) long; 25 mi. (40 km) wide.
2. a violent northerly wind occurring along the W coast of Central America, esp. on the Gulf of Papagayo.
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