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n. Informal
A person of Puerto Rican birth or ancestry living primarily in New York City.

[Blend of New York and (Puerto) Rican.]

Nu′yo·ri′can adj.


(ˌni oʊˈri kən)

also Nuyorican

1. a Puerto Rican living in New York or one who has lived in New York and returned to Puerto Rico.
2. of or pertaining to Neoricans.
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Editor of the Nuyorican Women Writers Anthology published in City University of New York's Voices e/Magazine, she is a guest curator for the Museum of American Poetics, and assistant editor for Eco-poetry.
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