san juan river

San Juan

[san wahn, hwahn; Spanish sahn hwahn]
noun
1.
a seaport in and the capital of Puerto Rico, in the N part.
2.
a city in W Argentina.
3.
a river in S Nicaragua, flowing E from Lake Nicaragua along the Nicaragua-Costa Rica border to the Caribbean Sea. About 110 miles (175 km) long.
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San Juan (Spanish saŋ ˈxwan)
 
n
1.  the capital and chief port of Puerto Rico, on the NE coast; University of Puerto Rico; manufacturing centre. Pop: 433 733 (2003 est)
2.  a city in W Argentina: almost completely destroyed by an earthquake in 1944. Pop: 455 000 (2005 est)

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Puerto Rico [(pwer-tuh, pawr-tuh ree-koh)]

Island in the Caribbean Sea, southeast of Miami, Florida. Its capital and largest city is San Juan.

Note: Puerto Rico is a commonwealth of the United States. Citizens of Puerto Rico are also American citizens but do not vote in federal elections and do not pay federal taxes on their local earnings.
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