curaçoa\ˈkyu̇r-ə-ˌsō, -ˌsau̇, ˈku̇r-; ˌk(y)u̇r-ə-ˈsō, -ˈsau̇ or ˌkyu̇r-ə-ˈsō-ə\
Definition of curaçao
: a liqueur flavored with the dried peel of the sour orange
Recent Examples of curaçao from the Web
Look for the Volcano Blossom, a brew created by Orange Blossom Brewing Co., or the Blue Hawaiian (Malibu, pineapple juice and blue curacao).
Large ice cubes Mint sprigs, for garnish Directions Combine the pineapple juice, lime juice, Chartreuse and the curacao (to taste), if using, in a large pitcher, stirring to blend well.
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Origin and Etymology of curaçao
Dutch curaçao, from Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles
First Known Use: 1813See Words from the same year
Definition of Curaçao
internally self-governing Dutch island in the southern Caribbean; chief town Willemstad area 182 square miles (471 square kilometers), population 150,563 ◆Curaçao was formerly part of Netherlands Antilles.
CURAÇAO Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of Curaçao for English Language Learners
: Dutch island in the Caribbean Sea
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