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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.
an island in the central West Indies: a commonwealth associated with the U.S. 3435 sq. mi. (8895 sq. km).
Capital: San Juan.
Abbreviation: P.R., PR.
an autonomous commonwealth (in association with the US) occupying the smallest and easternmost of the Greater Antilles in the Caribbean: one of the most densely populated areas in the world; ceded by Spain to the US in 1899. Currency: US dollar. Capital: San Juan. Pop: 3 674 209 (2013 est). Area: 9104 sq km (3515 sq miles) Former name (until 1932) Porto Rico, PR
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)
Puerto Rico [(pwer-tuh, pawr-tuh ree-koh)]

Island in the Caribbean Sea, southeast of Miami, Florida. Its capital and largest city is San Juan.

Note: Puerto Rico is a commonwealth of the United States. Citizens of Puerto Rico are also American citizens but do not vote in federal elections and do not pay federal taxes on their local earnings.


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