Porto Rican


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Porto Rican

(ˈpɔːtə ˈriːkən)
adj, n
1. (Placename) a former name for Puerto Rican
2. (Peoples) a former name for Puerto Rican
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O'Connor's Diary of a Porto Rican Trip, 1927; San Juan, PR; La Editorial Universidad de Puerto Rico, 2008.
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.
Two courses are open to the Government--to effect this organization immediately, and so satisfy the present aspiration of the Porto Rican people, or to delay such organization for five or ten years, or indefinitely.
Teachers imagined that the young men who joined the Porto Rican Regiment and the young girls who were introduced to co-ed physical education classes were engaging in regenerative opportunities granted by a liberal and modern colonial government.
Yuh think that bein' a Porto Rican lets you off the hook?
In the past the intelligence community objected to the release of 14 Porto Rican terrorists and Clinton just said 'Sorry, but I'm the boss' and pardoned them.
Porto Rican folk-lore: Decimas, Christmas carols, nursery rhymes and other songs.
health officers, finally attracted the attention and support of the Governor, who provided funds to initiate the anemia campaigns "after four years and more incessant clamor for recognition of the true cause of Porto Rican anemia" (19).
I don't know much about him, but all Porto Rican boxers are tough, I know that much.
5) In 1917, General Frank McIntyre, Chief of the Bureau of Insular Affairs, favored "the colonizing of several hundred thousand of the Porto Rican people in Santo Domingo.
The first Tizol tunes recorded by Ellington were unveiled on January 9, 1935, Porto Rican Chaos and Admiration Stomp.