Puerto Rico
Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /ˌpɔɹtəˈɹikoʊ/, [ˌpɔɹɾəˈɹikoʊ]
  • (Puerto Rican) IPA: /ˌpwɛəɹtoʊˈɹikoʊ/
Proper noun
  1. A self-governing Commonwealth in the Caribbean which is a territory of the United States.
    Synonyms: Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, PR
  2. The island comprising most of that territory.
    The indigenous Taíno name for the island of Puerto Rico was 'Borikén', which literally means "Land of the Valiant Lord".
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