capital of Paraguay

noun
the capital and chief port of Paraguay
Syn: ↑Asuncion
Instance Hypernyms: ↑national capital, ↑port
Part Holonyms: ↑Paraguay, ↑Republic of Paraguay

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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