Porto Rico


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Porto Rico

(ˈpɔːtə ˈriːkəʊ)
n
(Placename) the former name (until 1932) of Puerto Rico

Puer•to Ri•co

(ˈpwɛr tə ˈri koʊ, ˈpwɛr toʊ, ˈpɔr tə, ˈpoʊr-)
n.
an island in the central West Indies: a commonwealth associated with the U.S. 3,808,610; 3435 sq. mi. (8895 sq. km). Cap.: San Juan. Abbr: PR, P.R. Formerly (until 1932), Porto Rico.
Puer′to Ri′can, n., adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Porto Rico - a self-governing commonwealth associated with the United States occupying the island of Puerto RicoPorto Rico - a self-governing commonwealth associated with the United States occupying the island of Puerto Rico
Caribbean - region including the Caribbean Islands
Greater Antilles - a group of islands in the western West Indies
Porto Rico, Puerto Rico - the smallest and easternmost of the Greater Antilles in the Caribbean
San Juan - the capital and largest city of Puerto Rico
Culebra - a small island off the coast of Puerto Rico with miles of beautiful beaches
Vieques - a small island off the coast of Puerto Rico used for target practice by the United States Navy
2.Porto Rico - the smallest and easternmost of the Greater Antilles in the Caribbean
Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Porto Rico, Puerto Rico, PR - a self-governing commonwealth associated with the United States occupying the island of Puerto Rico
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