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Puerto Rico

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geographical name Puer·to Ri·co \ˌpȯr-tə-ˈrē-(ˌ)kō, ˌpwer-tō-\

Definition of Puerto Rico

  1. island W. Indies E of Hispaniola; a self-governing commonwealth in union with the United States ∗ San Juan area 3435 square miles (8931 square kilometers), pop 3,725,789

Puerto Rican play \ˈrē-kən\ adjective or noun


Variants of puerto rico

or formerly Porto Rico play \ˌpȯr-tə, ˌpȯr-tō\


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