Sentence Examples

  • A project for irrigating the district south of the mountains between Ponce and Patillas was adopted by the Porto Rican government in 1909.
  • Numerous scholarships have been established at government expense in Porto Rican schools and in colleges or universities of the United States.
  • Under this act the American element has exercised the controlling power, and this has proved distasteful to certain Porto Rican politicians.
  • Davis, The Cuban and Porto Rican Campaigns (New York, 1898), is a sketch of the invasion of the island in 1898.
  • The more southerly of the two Costa Rican ranges, known as the Cordillera de Talamanca, rises south of the Gulf of Nicoya, and extends midway between the two oceans towards the south-east.