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CURACAO

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Curacao mean? 

CURACAO (noun)
  The noun CURACAO has 2 senses:

1. a popular island resort in the Netherlands Antilles
2. flavored with sour orange peel

  Familiarity information: CURACAO used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CURACAO (noun)


Sense 1Curacao [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A popular island resort in the Netherlands Antilles

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Instance hypernyms:

island (a land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water)

Holonyms ("Curacao" is a part of...):

Netherlands Antilles (a group of islands in the Lesser Antilles just north of Venezuela that are administered by The Netherlands)


Sense 2curacao [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Flavored with sour orange peel

Classified under:

Nouns denoting foods and drinks

Synonyms:

curacoa; curacao

Hypernyms ("curacao" is a kind of...):

orange liqueur (liqueur flavored with orange)


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