Sentence Examples

  • Arecibo is connected with San Juan, Mayaguez and Ponce by railway.
  • In 1513 Juan Ponce de Leon (c. 1 4 60-1521), who had been with Christopher Columbus on his second voyage and had later been governor of Porto Rico, obtained a royal grant authorizing him to discover and settle " Bimini," - a fabulous island believed to contain a marvellous fountain or spring whose waters would restore to old men their youth or at least had wonderful curative powers.
  • But in the end Ponce was forced to yield the political control to the representatives of Columbus.
  • Both Ponce and his rivals had introduced the system of repartimientos established by Columbus in Haiti.
  • Distant, and also with Ponce and San Juan.