[ahr-uh-see-boh; Spanish ah-re-see-baw]


a seaport in N Puerto Rico. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for arecibo

Historical Examples of arecibo

  • 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.