curaçao[kyo̵or′ə sō′, ko̵or′ə so̵u′]
Origin: after the island of Curaçao, where origin, originally made
- largest island of the Netherlands Antilles, just north of the coast of Venezuela: 171 sq mi (443 sq km); pop. 147,000; cap. Willemstad
- Netherlands Antilles
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Origin: After Curaçao.