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Aguadilla (äˌgwädēˈyä, äˌwä–) [key], town (1990 pop. 59,335), NW Puerto Rico, a port on Mona Passage. It is a commerical and manufacturing center with varied products; other industries include fishing and tourism. Inter-American Univ. has a campus there. Columbus reputedly landed at the site of Aguadilla in 1493.

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