Neorican

/nee'oh ree"keuhn/, n.
1. a Puerto Rican living in New York or one who has lived in New York and returned to Puerto Rico.
adj.
2. of or pertaining to Neoricans.
Also, Nuyorican.
[1970-75; NEO- + (PUERTO) RICAN]

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Universalium. 2010.

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