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Puerto Rico

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishPuerto RicoPuer‧to Ri‧co /ˌpwɜːtəʊ ˈriːkəʊ $ ˌpɔːrtə ˈriːkoʊ, ˌpwertə-/  an island in the Caribbean Sea, southeast of the US state of Florida. Population: 3,674,209 (2014). Capital: San Juan. People who live in Puerto Rico are US citizens, but Puerto Rico is not a US state and it governs itself. Many people from Puerto Rico go to live and work in the US in order to earn more money. It was a colony of Spain from 1509 to 1898, and most people speak Spanish as their first language.Puerto Rican noun, adjective
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