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Old July 05, 2008, 12:11 PM
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bouriqua, boricua

what does bouriqua mean??
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Old July 05, 2008, 01:44 PM
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Perhaps you mean boricua. Please provide some context so that we can give you a better answer.
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Old July 05, 2008, 01:59 PM
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In case you meant boricua, I'll tell you what that means.
A boricua is usually what a person who was born in Puerto Rico calls herself/himself. This word is not Spanish, but comes from the indigenous Taíno people that inhabited the island before the Spanish conquests.
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Old July 05, 2008, 09:28 PM
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thanks for the info... it is used by a puerto rican guy... wasnt sure what he was sayin
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Thanks Rusty, I hadn't heard that word before.
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Borínquen is another word related to Boriqua. Both relate to the island of
Puerto Rico as well as the Puerto Rican people.
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