a seaport in and the capital of Puerto Rico, in the N part.
a city in W Argentina.
a river in S Nicaragua, flowing E from Lake Nicaragua along the Nicaragua-Costa Rica border to the Caribbean Sea. About 110 miles (175 km) long.
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How to use San Juan in a sentence
At the time, San Juan was a major drug hub, with dealers using the city as an entry point to smuggle drugs into the United States.Reggaeton Is So Much More Than Party Music. This Podcast Breaks Down Its Political Roots | Andrew R. Chow | October 6, 2021 | Time
San Juan Mayor Miguel Romero in a statement said officers fined Loverbar and seven other businesses in the city on Thursday for either not having the necessary permits or excessive noise.Puerto Rico activists condemn police raid on LGBTQ-friendly bar | Michael K. Lavers | July 23, 2021 | Washington Blade
They marched from La Fortaleza, the governor’s mansion, in Old San Juan to El Capitolio.Puerto Rican LGBTQ activism can expand our vision for Pride Month | René Esparza | June 25, 2021 | Washington Post
Make a morning dash for the top of the 699-foot High Dune to beat the heat and revel in stunning views of the San Juan and Sangre De Cristo Mountains.15 National Park Campsites to Add to Your Bucket List | Outside Editors | June 15, 2021 | Outside Online
The explosion in San Juan, Puerto Rico, occurred 26 minutes after the gasoline leak there began and involved 78 tons of vapor.Engineers raise alarms over the risk of major explosions at LNG plants | Will Englund | June 3, 2021 | Washington Post
This magic land so loved by children is only a handful of miles southeast of Blanding, Utah, in San Juan County.The Idea of Public Land Means Nothing to Utah County Commissioner | Doug Peacock | May 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
This would give Denver, population 634,265, the exact same representation as San Juan County, population 690.Fringe Factor: Tampons but Not Guns Banned in Texas Legislature | The Daily Beast | July 14, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
San Juan BOCES is specifically about educational needs in a school setting.Feeding Tubes, NICU, One-on-One Care: Susan Hatfield Talks About Living With Her Trisomy 18 Baby | Susan Hatfield | February 1, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
For her birthday, Depp and director Bruce Robinson purchased Heard a bicycle and she rode it all over San Juan.
Karen Fisher lives on Lopez Island, one of the San Juan Islands in Puget Sound outside Seattle.
Two years afterwards, whilst working in a menial capacity, he attended the school of San Juan de Letran.The Philippine Islands | John Foreman
Of course, if she won't stir outside of San Juan it's difficult for us to act.Young Glory and the Spanish Cruiser | Walter Fenton Mott
The Nashville's course was changed, and she steered straight for the harbor of San Juan.Young Glory and the Spanish Cruiser | Walter Fenton Mott
It was still sixty miles to the San Juan, over a series of savage sandstone plateaux, said to be entirely destitute of water.Overland | John William De Forest
Yes, it was a life and death race between the emigrants and the Apaches for the San Juan.Overland | John William De Forest
British Dictionary definitions for San Juan
the capital and chief port of Puerto Rico, on the NE coast; University of Puerto Rico; manufacturing centre. Pop: 433 733 (2003 est)
a city in W Argentina: almost completely destroyed by an earthquake in 1944. Pop: 455 000 (2005 est)
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