Definition of Culebra
1. Noun. A small island off the coast of Puerto Rico with miles of beautiful beaches.
Generic synonyms: Island
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Literary usage of Culebra
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1917)
"THE Island of Culebra, second in size of our possessions in the Virgin group, lies twenty miles east of Cape San Juan on the northeastern point of Porto ..."
2. Hearings Before Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, House of by United States Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce (1906)
"the excavation at Culebra or the building of the Gatun dam and locks? Mr. STEVENS. In point of time? Mr. STEVENS. I do not think there is any great ..."
3. Annual Report of the Isthmian Canal Commission by Isthmian Canal Commission (U.S.), United States President (1901-1909 : Roosevelt), Canal Zone Governor (1914)
"Culebra Cut, Culebra. Looking north from east bank, showing bottom of canal. ... Culebra Cut, looking north from one-fourth mile south of suspension bridge ..."
4. The Panama gateway by Joseph Bucklin Bishop (1913)
"The chief point of attack was, of course, the Culebra Cut, then, as always, the most formidable obstacle to be fought and overcome. How much more formidable ..."
5. The Conquest of the Isthmus: The Men who are Building the Panama Canal by Hugh Weir (1909)
"From Panama to Culebra is a distance of nearly twelve miles. The Panama Railroad does not endeavor to cope with the speed of the trains at home, ..."
6. The Panama Guide by John Owen Collins (1912)
"There is nothing of interest on the east side of Culebra Cut between Gamboa ... The Culebra Cut Villages. (For facts on work in this section see page 88. ..."
7. Problems of the Panama Canal: Including Climatology of the Isthmus, Physics by Henry Larcom Abbot (1907)
"... in mind that the excavations have now attained a considerably greater depth than in 1897. Section Output in Yards Cents per Yard Culebra Cut in 1896, ..."