Arecibo



a seaport in N Puerto Rico.
Historical Examples

Thence the Alamo proceeded, August 29, to Arecibo, which port was reached on the same day.
The Red Cross in Peace and War Clara Barton

We reached Arecibo, having to ford or ferry streams five times.
The American Missionary — Volume 54, No. 01, January, 1900 Various

Yet town after town surrendered to these outposts until they were encamped before Arecibo, on the northern coast of the island.
Porto Rico Arthur D. Hall

On the rugged north side, where the ocean currents set to southward, there are no good anchorages between Arecibo and San Juan.
Porto Rico Arthur D. Hall

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