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Synonyms for costa

a riblike part of a plant or animal (such as a middle rib of a leaf or a thickened vein of an insect wing)

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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Kitts men's strike had begun, the Costa Rican government overcame any lingering hesitation it had felt about supporting the Company.
At the time, Costa was feeling a little sorry for herself as she prepared to leave behind her longtime home, she said.
Government subverted not only the economy of Costa Rica, but its tradition of neutrality and its commitment to a nonmilitary society, as well.
The first step was to convince Costa Pica to set aside 423 square miles of land, stretching from the ocean to beyond the Continental Divide, as a reserve so large and varied that native species could migrate, survive, and evolve.
The deal allows Merck scientists to study samples of Costa Rica's plants, insects, and microbes to search for new drugs.
This mobile phone and social media campaign demonstrates the viral power we can tap into with Costa Vida's fans who love our food and are extremely loyal because of the passion we put into everything we do," said Costa Vida CEO Nathan Gardner.
The Costa Crazy game plays at 10pm each Friday night in the Super Jackpots tab, while the chat room opens at 9.
Costa Rican Medical Care offers a complete turnkey package for employers, employee benefit advisors and health agents who want to offer a “Medical Tourism Plan.
Two plays later, Alex Probasco scored the winning touchdown for Mira Costa from the 1-yard line.
The sensors on board the WB57-F airplane, some of which were developed in part by scientists from Costa Rica's National High Technology Center (CENAT), included high-definition infrared cameras, subterranean sensors, a radar laser used to detect the thickness of the rainforest and spectrometers to analyze the air.
In response to these twin ecological and social challenges, Costa Rica embarked on an ambitious project to consolidate its reserves and more than double their size.
Well, as 31 American Forests members discovered last January, if it creeps, crawls, flies, soars, sings, howls, or jumps, chances are you'll experience it in Costa Rica.
Travelers can take advantage of "Companion Flies Free" savings on Costa Rica packages to a choice of 11 resorts featuring the popular Allegro, Barcelo, Fiesta, Marriott, Melia, Occidental and Paradisus chains.
A1 Costa Rica Properties is not a new comer to the real estate game but has always had limited internet presence with its original realty website under the name of El Dorado Realty Costa Rica.
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Costa Rican government will formally present and co-host on April 26 to 28 in San Jose, the First Latin America Global Medicine & Wellness expo.