Costa


Costa

Costa may refer to:

  • Costa (surname), including origin of the name and people sharing the surname
  • Costa, scientific term, from Latin costa "rib" (plural costae)
    • In botany, the central strand of a bryophyte leaf or thallus
    • In entomology, the leading edge of the forewing in Lepidoptera and other winged insects in the Comstock-Needham system, aas well as a part of the male clasper
    • In vertebrate antomy, a rib
  • Costa!, a 2001 Dutch film from BNN
  • Costa Book Awards, formerly the Whitbread Book Award, a literary award in the United Kingdom
  • Costa Coffee, a British coffee shop chain, sponsor of the award
  • Costa Cruises, a leading cruise company in Europe
  • Costa's Garden Odyssey, an Australian television gardening program hosted by landscape architect Costa Grogiadis
  • Costa-Gavras (born 1933), Greek-French filmmaker

Places

In general, "Costa" (or simila) is a common Romance toponym indicating a coastal location. Places named "Costa" without specifiers are:

  • Costa, Haute-Corse, a commune on the island of Corsica
  • Costa, Mozambique
  • Costa, Orkney, a village on Orkney Mainland, Scotland
  • Costa, Portugal, a parish in the Guimarães Municipality, Portugal
  • Costa Head, a headland near the above Scottish village


See also

  • Costas (disambiguation), a name of Greek origin
  • Costal (disambiguation)

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  • Costa — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Para otros usos de este término, véase Costa (desambiguación). Acantilado de la costa de Mallorca (España). La costa es la parte de un continente o de una isla que colind …   Wikipedia Español

  • Costa! — Dutch DVD cover of Costa! Directed by Johan Nijenhuis Produced by San Fu Maltha Johan Nijenhuis …   Wikipedia

  • Costa — oder Da Costa (lat., span., port., ital. für Küste) bezeichnet folgende geographische Objekte: ein Ort auf Korsika/Frankreich, siehe Costa (Haute Corse) ein Ort in Peru, siehe Costa (Peru) ein Suco im Subdistrikt Pante Macassar/Osttimor, siehe… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • costa — sustantivo femenino 1. Área: geografía Extensión de tierra que está en contacto con el mar o cerca de él: La costa mediterránea tiene grandes atractivos turísticos. Los pueblos de la costa tienen un clima suave por el efecto del mar. costa brava… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • costa — costá vb., ind. prez. 3 sg. şi pl. cóstă Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  A COSTÁ pers. 3 cóstă 1. intranz. 1) A avea un anumit cost; a reprezenta o anumită valoare (bănească); a valora; a face; a preţui. 2) A avea un… …   Dicționar Român

  • costa — 1. Además de significar ‘orilla del mar’, este sustantivo femenino se usa en plural con el significado de ‘gastos ocasionados por un proceso judicial’: «El condenado [...] permanecerá un año en prisión y deberá pagar las costas judiciales» (País… …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • COSTA — (Mendes da Costa), Anglo Jewish Sephardi family, prominent in the 17th and 18th centuries. The founder was ALVARO (JACOB) DA COSTA (d. 1680), born a Marrano in Portugal, who escaped via Rouen to London. He was one of the prominent Anglo Jewish… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • costa — Sp. costa coast, from same Latin source as English COAST (Cf. coast) (n.). Used in Britain from 1960s in jocular formations (costa geriatrica, costa del crime, etc.) in imitation of the names of Spanish tourist destinations …   Etymology dictionary

  • costa — s. f. 1. Parte da terra firme que emerge do mar ou por ele é banhada. = BEIRA MAR, LITORAL, PRAIA 2.  [Por extensão] Mar próximo à costa. 3. Zona junto a uma massa de água, como rio, lago, etc. 4. Região inclinada. = ENCOSTA, LADEIRA 5. Utensílio …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • Costa — (Аллинге,Дания) Категория отеля: Адрес: 3770 Аллинге, Дания Описание …   Каталог отелей


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