Definition of Puerto Rico in English:

Puerto Rico

proper noun

  • An island of the Greater Antilles in the Caribbean; population 3,966,200 (est. 2009); official languages, Spanish and English; capital, San Juan. One of the earliest Spanish settlements in the New World, it was ceded to the US in 1898 after the Spanish-American War, and in 1952 it became a commonwealth in voluntary association with the US, with full powers of local government.

Pronunciation:

Puerto Rico

/ˈriːkəʊ/