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costa

[′käs·tə]
(biology)
A rib or riblike structure.
(botany)
The midrib of a leaf.
(invertebrate zoology)
The anterior vein of an insect's wing.

costa

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A fuselage frame.
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You and all British subjects here are under the authority of the PRESIDENT OF COSTA RICA, and the Officials named by him, and I hereby order you to obey such authorities absolutely.
The idea to start her own store came out of nowhere, Costa said, and became her "antidote to being homesick.
The planners did not want Guanacaste to be a national park in the traditional sense; instead, they were determined to integrate the reserve into the national social and economic fabric and make it a "working asset" for Costa Rican society.
In addition, Merck has donated state-of-the-art equipment to the University of Costa Rica, and is training scientists there to perform the tests that screen for potential drugs.
Customers responded immediately by posting comments on Twitter about the promotion and forwarding the offer to friends via mobile phone who also love Costa Vida.
This Friday night game is perfectly placed to ensure Costa Bingo players have a great start to the weekend, whether they win a share of the [pounds sterling]10,000 jackpot or simply get to enjoy the lively atmosphere and excitement of this hugely popular bingo game.
Patients working through Costa Rican Dental Care pay the same price as they would contacting the dentist directly, but with the added benefit of the company's "concierge" service to help with hotels, tours and transportation.
Mira Costa (6-5) was led by running back Chris Loatman, who rushed for 215 yards on 28 carries.
Costa Rican scientists are still digesting the flood of information, which will help govern policy related to geology, the environment, urban planning, disaster prevention and archeology.
With a staff of 87 - mostly Guanacaste natives - several new labs and dormitories, new vehicles, three satellite biological stations, and a determination to make itself a "user-friendly" bastion of tropical science, Guanacaste receives a stream of Costa Rican and foreign researchers.
A country about the size of West Virginia with a population of three million, Costa Rica is nestled between two oceans with Nicaragua on its north and Panama on its south.
In addition to offering travel agents a great consumer incentive to drive early 2007 sales, Delta Vacations also pays up to 15% commission on all Europe and Costa Rica bookings.