Examples from the Web for curacao
And so it comes to this: We desire to make for the Dutch settlement of Curacao as straightly as possible.
Will you have the effrontery to tell me that is the coast of Curacao?
He had not conceived that Curacao was of such considerable dimensions.
He started on curacao, which I reckoned was a new drink to him, and presently his tongue ran freely.Greenmantle|John Buchan
Lashings of stuff we put up: port wine and sherry and curacao to which we did ample justice.Ulysses|James Joyce
British Dictionary definitions for curacao
Word Origin and History for curacao
West Indian island, Curaçao, discovered 1499 by Alonso de Hojeda, who called it Isla de los Gigantes in reference to the stature of the natives. The modern name probably is a Europeanized version of some lost native word. The liqueur is made from the dried peel of the Curaçao orange.