Puerto Rico

geographical name Puer·to Ri·co \ ˌpȯr-tə-ˈrē-(ˌ)kō , ˌpwer-tō- \
variants: or formerly Porto Rico play \ˌpȯr-tə, ˌpȯr-tō\

Definition of Puerto Rico

island in the West Indies east of Hispaniola; a self-governing commonwealth in union with the U.S.; capital San Juan area 3435 square miles (8931 square kilometers), population 3,725,789

Puerto Rican

play \ˈrē-kən\ adjective or noun


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