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PUERTO RICO

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Puerto Rico mean? 

PUERTO RICO (noun)
  The noun PUERTO RICO has 2 senses:

1. a self-governing commonwealth associated with the United States occupying the island of Puerto Rico
2. the smallest and easternmost of the Greater Antilles in the Caribbean

  Familiarity information: PUERTO RICO used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PUERTO RICO (noun)


Sense 1Puerto Rico [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

Commonwealth of Puerto Rico; Porto Rico; Puerto Rico; PR

Instance hypernyms:

commonwealth (the official name of some states in the United States (Massachusetts and Pennsylvania and Virginia and Kentucky) and associated territories (Puerto Rico))

Meronyms (parts of "Puerto Rico"):

Porto Rico; Puerto Rico (the smallest and easternmost of the Greater Antilles in the Caribbean)

San Juan (the capital and largest city of Puerto Rico)

Culebra (a small island off the coast of Puerto Rico with miles of beautiful beaches)

Vieques (a small island off the coast of Puerto Rico used for target practice by the United States Navy)

Holonyms ("Puerto Rico" is a part of...):

Caribbean (region including the Caribbean islands)

Greater Antilles (a group of islands in the western West Indies)


Sense 2Puerto Rico [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The smallest and easternmost of the Greater Antilles in the Caribbean

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

Porto Rico; Puerto Rico

Instance hypernyms:

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

Holonyms ("Puerto Rico" is a part of...):

Commonwealth of Puerto Rico; Porto Rico; PR; Puerto Rico (a self-governing commonwealth associated with the United States occupying the island of Puerto Rico)


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