Puerto Rico

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Synonyms for Puerto Rico

a self-governing commonwealth associated with the United States occupying the island of Puerto Rico

the smallest and easternmost of the Greater Antilles in the Caribbean

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Puerto Rico also leads Argentina in the last five official FIBA meetings:
In his short stories about the experiences of Creole students enrolled at the Universidad de Puerto Rico, Belaval constantly condemns women's new attention to fashion, interest in entertainment, protection of their independence, and open sexual behavior.
In 1997, a survey of 57 rhesus monkeys in southwest Puerto Rico found that 41 (72%) had serologic evidence of B-virus infection (unpub.
Puerto Rico came under United States' control in 1898 as a result of the Spanish American War.
Puerto Rico is a political anachronism, a throwback to the days of gunboat diplomacy and the handlebar mustache.
Sued Badillo and Lopez Cantos's Puerto Rico negro and a chapter in Fernando Pico's Libertad y servidumbre.
Amateur radio operators picked up reports that a ship was drifting in the hurricane off Puerto Rico, and that half the 42 people on board were missing in the storm.
Also, approximately 120 species of exotic trees have naturalized in Puerto Rico.
The celebrations honoring Puerto Rico continued on September 18 with a black-tie gala "Smithsonian con Sabor" held at the Smithsonian's Donald W.
This commanding structure will bring the ocean, landscape and skies indoors," said Jorge Pesquera, executive director of the Puerto Rico Convention Bureau, marketing and sales agent for the new Convention Center.
Sociomedical Research Department, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Nowhere have the protests been more vocal than in Puerto Rico.
The fund is registered under the Puerto Rico Investment Companies Act, which permits closed-end funds to borrow funds through the issuance of debt and preferred stock.
If you've got your heart set on a vacation to an exotic island vacation, Puerto Rico is the place to visit.
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