Definition of Puerto rico

1. Noun. A self-governing commonwealth associated with the United States occupying the island of Puerto Rico.

Exact synonyms: Commonwealth Of Puerto Rico, Porto Rico, Pr
Generic synonyms: Commonwealth
Group relationships: Caribbean, Greater Antilles
Terms within: Porto Rico, San Juan, Culebra, Vieques



2. Noun. The smallest and easternmost of the Greater Antilles in the Caribbean.
Exact synonyms: Porto Rico
Group relationships: Commonwealth Of Puerto Rico, Porto Rico, Pr
Generic synonyms: Island

Definition of Puerto rico

1. Proper noun. A self-governing Commonwealth in the Caribbean which is a territory of the United States. Official name: Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Puerto Rico

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
Pula
Pulex
Pulex irritans
Puli

Literary usage of Puerto rico

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1. The Spanish-American War by Russell Alexander Alger (1901)
"CHAPTER XVIII THE EXPEDITION TO puerto rico IN discussing the general plans of campaign, we have already seen that the major-general commanding the army ..."

2. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1899)
"Sent from United States for service in puerto rico. Participated in skirmishes. ... The Fifth Illinois Infantry embarked for puerto rico, but was recalled. ..."

3. Hispanic Americans in Congress, 1822-1995 by Carmen E. Enciso (1996)
"Fernos-Isern returned to Caguas, puerto rico, where he practiced medicine for ... Upon his return to puerto rico, he became a professor at the Public Health ..."

4. Subject Index of the Modern Works Added to the Library of the British Museum ...by George Knottesford Fortescue by George Knottesford Fortescue (1903)
"For the history of puerto rico during the war between the United States of America and Spain, 1808, »ее UNITED STATES or AMERICA, ..."

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