What does porto rico mean?

Definitions for porto ricoˈpɔr tə ˈri koʊ, ˈpoʊr-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word porto rico.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Puerto Rico, Porto Rico, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, PR(noun)

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

  2. Puerto Rico, Porto Rico(noun)

    the smallest and easternmost of the Greater Antilles in the Caribbean

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Porto Rico

    a West Indian island, half the size of Wales, 75 m. E. of Hayti, is well watered and very fertile. Ranges of hills run from E. to W., and are covered with valuable timber. Sugar, coffee, and rice are the principal crops; tobacco and tropical fruits are grown; cattle and horses are reared. Textile goods, hardware, and provisions are imported; the exports are sugar, coffee, tobacco, and cattle. The capital is St. John's (24), Mayaguez (27), and Ponce (40), the other towns. The island was discovered by Columbus, who called it Hispaniola, in 1493. Colonised by Spain in 1510, it attempted unsuccessfully to gain independence in 1820-23. The abolition of slavery in 1873, and the growth of population, marked the remainder of its history as a Spanish colony. It was seized by the United States in the war of 1898.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of porto rico in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of porto rico in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Images & Illustrations of porto rico

  1. porto ricoporto ricoporto rico

Translations for porto rico

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for porto rico »


Find a translation for the porto rico definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these porto rico definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"porto rico." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2018. Web. 19 Mar. 2018. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/porto rico>.

Are we missing a good definition for porto rico? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for porto rico:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.