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Roca

[roh-kuh; Portuguese raw-kuh]
noun
  1. Cape, a cape in W Portugal, near Lisbon: the western extremity of continental Europe.
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Historical Examples of roca

  • Far inland, also on the Rio Negro, is Roca, a small military post.

    Argentina

    W. A. Hirst

  • At last, in 1878, General Roca abandoned the classical methods of fighting the Indians, and took the offensive.

  • Internal peace has not been menaced during General Roca's term.

  • At such a distance he could not miss; and I saw nothing for it but to go on meekly before him to the Roca Blanca—and my fate.

    Under the Red Robe

    Stanley Weyman

  • At first it was hoped that the influence of General Roca would serve to check any serious extravagance on the part of Celman.


British Dictionary definitions for roca

Roca

noun
  1. Cape Roca a cape in SW central Portugal, near Lisbon: the westernmost point of continental Europe
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