Definition of Puerto rican

1. Noun. A native or resident of Puerto Rico.

Generic synonyms: American



Definition of Puerto rican

1. Noun. A person from Puerto Rico. ¹

2. Adjective. Of, from, or pertaining to Puerto Rico, or the Puerto Rican people. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Puerto Rican

Puccinia graminis
Pucciniaceae
Pucikwar
Puck
Pucklike
Pudahuel
Puducherry
Puebla
Puebla de Zaragoza
Pueblan
Pueblans
Puebloan
Puebloans
Pueraria
Pueraria lobata
Puerto Rican
Puerto Rican Sign Language
Puerto Rican Virgin Islands
Puerto Ricans
Puerto Rico
Puffinus
Puffinus puffinus
Puget Sound
Pugh
Pughe
Pugin
Puginesque
Puglia
Pujunan
Puka Inti

Literary usage of Puerto rican

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1. Alcohol Use Among U. S. Ethnic Minorities edited by Danielle Spiegler (1993)
"One of the first studies of adult puerto rican drinking outside New York ... Of the six groups studied, the puerto rican group was in the middle of the ..."

2. Hispanic Americans in Congress, 1822-1995 by Carmen E. Enciso (1996)
"His interest in the puerto rican social and political situation soon led him into journalism, diplomacy, and politics. ..."

3. The Story of Two Wars: An Illustrated History of Our War with Spain and Our by Henry Benajah Russell, Redfield Proctor (1899)
"... ARMY —RELEASE OF HOBSON AND HIS CREW — THE puerto rican CAMPAIGN. General Shafter Calls upon Gen. Toral to Surrender — Refusal of the Spanish Commander ..."

4. The History of Puerto Rico: From the Spanish Discovery to the American by Rudolph Adams Van Middeldyk, Martin Grove Brumbaugh (1903)
"... JIBARO," OR puerto rican PEASANT " THERE is in this island a class of inhabitants, not the least numerous by any means, who dwell in swamps and marshes, ..."

5. State Department: Improvements Needed to Strengthen U. S. Passport Fraud by Jess T. Ford (2005)
"They said that legitimate puerto rican birth certificates are readily available because they are commonly required in Puerto Rico as identification for ..."

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