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Puerto Rico

island in the Greater Antilles group of the West Indies, Spanish, literally "rich harbor;" see port (n.1) + rich (adj.). The name was given in 1493 by Christopher Columbus to the large bay on the north side of the island; he called the island itself San Juan. Over time the name of the bay became the name of the island and the name of the island was taken by the town that grew up at the bay. Often spelled Porto Rico in 19c.; the current spelling was made official in 1932.

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Definitions of Puerto Rico from WordNet

Puerto Rico (n.)
a self-governing commonwealth associated with the United States occupying the island of Puerto Rico;
Synonyms: Porto Rico / Commonwealth of Puerto Rico / pr
Puerto Rico (n.)
the smallest and easternmost of the Greater Antilles in the Caribbean;
Synonyms: Porto Rico
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