Definition of Gracias a Dios, Cape in US English:

Gracias a Dios, Cape

proper noun

  • A cape that forms the eastern end of the Mosquito Coast in Central America, on the border between Nicaragua and Honduras.

Origin

Spanish, literally ‘thanks (be) to God’, so named by Columbus, who, becalmed off the coast in 1502, was able to continue his voyage with the arrival of a following wind.

Pronunciation

Gracias a Dios, Cape

/ˈɡräsyäs ä ˈdē-ōs/