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[ahr-uh-see-boh; Spanish ah-re-see-baw]
  1. a seaport in N Puerto Rico.
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Examples from the Web for arecibo

Historical Examples

  • Thence the Alamo proceeded, August 29, to Arecibo, which port was reached on the same day.

    The Red Cross in Peace and War

    Clara Barton

  • 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.