Meaning of Curaçao


Pronunciation: (koor'u-sou", -sō", kyoor'-&wdspckoor"u-sou', -sō', kyoor"-), [key]
— n.
  1. the main island of the Netherlands Antilles, off the NW coast of Venezuela. 159,072; 173 sq. mi. (448 sq. km). Cap.: Willemstad.
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  3. (l.c.) a cordial or liqueur flavored with the peel of the sour orange.
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