[pawr-tuh ree-koh, pohr-]
- former official name (until 1932) of Puerto Rico.
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Examples from the Web for porto rico
She was doubtless brewing herself a quiet cup with my best Porto-Rico, which I do not allow her to use.A Roman Singer
F. Marion Crawford
The said Island of Porto-rico is pretty agreeable, although it is a little mountainous, as the following figure shows.
On leaving Porto-rico our general divided our galleons into three squadrons.
- the former name (until 1932) of Puerto Rico
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