Porto Rican


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Porto Rican: Puerto Rican

Porto Rican

(ˈpɔːtə ˈriːkən)
adj, n
1. (Placename) a former name for Puerto Rican
2. (Peoples) a former name for Puerto Rican
References in periodicals archive ?
Noble Sissle's memoir states Europe "enlisted fifteen of the best Porto Rican musicians" (Sissle 1942, 51); a document from the James Reese Europe Collection at the Schomburg Manuscript Collection lists 18 musicians; and the ship manifests on the Ellis Island Passenger Search, www.
The 24-year-old repeatedly rocked Candelaria in New England, but the durable Porto Rican refused to go down.
Porto Rican folk-lore: Decimas, Christmas carols, nursery rhymes and other songs.