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Arecibo

[ahr-uh-see-boh; Spanish ah-re-see-baw] /ˌɑr əˈsi boʊ; Spanish ˈɑ rɛˈsi bɔ/
noun
1.
a seaport in N Puerto Rico.
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  • Thence the Alamo proceeded, August 29, to Arecibo, which port was reached on the same day.

  • On the rugged north side, where the ocean currents set to southward, there are no good anchorages between Arecibo and San Juan.

    Porto Rico Arthur D. Hall
  • Yet town after town surrendered to these outposts until they were encamped before Arecibo, on the northern coast of the island.

    Porto Rico Arthur D. Hall
  • We reached Arecibo, having to ford or ferry streams five times.

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