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

  1. a seaport in northern Puerto Rico.

Words Nearby Arecibo Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Arecibo in a sentence

  • We reached Arecibo, having to ford or ferry streams five times.

  • 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