[ roh-kuh; Portuguese raw-kuh ]

  1. Cape, a cape in W Portugal, near Lisbon: the western extremity of continental Europe.

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How to use Roca in a sentence

  • The statistics don’t surprise Roca — now a PR and media associate at employee engagement company TINYPulse — who said he has friends who “go” to therapy, but are really speaking with an AI on a device, comforted by a sense of anonymity.

  • After much bloodshed the rebellion was suppressed by young Julio Roca, a rising soldier.

    Argentina | W. A. Hirst
  • Yes; we shall be off Cape Roca to-night, if the wind keeps up, and I think we go within five or six miles of the shore.

    Down the Rhine | Oliver Optic
  • What, for example, were the reasons which determined the premium on gold in 1885, under the first Presidency of General Roca?

  • Her mother and Guavera were applauding, too, but their applause did not have the quality of Señor Roca's.

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British Dictionary definitions for Roca


/ (ˈrəʊkə) /

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

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