curacoa


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cu·ra·çao

 (kyo͝or′ə-sō′, -sou′, ko͝or′-) also cu·ra·çoa (-sō′ə)
n.
A liqueur flavored with the peel of the sour orange.

[After Curaçao.]

Cu·ra·çao

 (ko͝or′ə-sou′, kyo͝or′-, ko͝or′ə-sou′, kyo͝or′-)
An island territory of the Netherlands in the southern Caribbean Sea off the northwest coast of Venezuela. Originally inhabited by the Arawak, it was settled by the Spanish in 1527. The Dutch gained control in 1634, although the British held the island during the Napoleonic Wars (1807-1815). Oil refining and tourism are the major industries.
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Noun1.curacoa - flavored with sour orange peel
orange liqueur - liqueur flavored with orange
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And after that, comes Mrs Veneering, in a pervadingly aquiline state of figure, and with transparent little knobs on her temper, like the little transparent knob on the bridge of her nose, 'Worn out by worry and excitement,' as she tells her dear Mr Twemlow, and reluctantly revived with curacoa by the Analytical.
International career Despite being born in the Netherlands, Martina opted to play his international football for Curacoa.
Pictured above is Jimmy Britton, on the left, who served on the Curacoa before joining the Leamington.