[roh-kuh; Portuguese raw-kuh]
- Cape, a cape in W Portugal, near Lisbon: the western extremity of continental Europe.
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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.The Argentine Republic
Internal peace has not been menaced during General Roca's term.The South American Republics Part I of II
Thomas C. Dawson
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
This capture so alarmed the national government that a force was sent under the command of Roca to put down the insurrection.
- Cape Roca a cape in SW central Portugal, near Lisbon: the westernmost point of continental Europe