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Mayagüez

(mīägwās`, mīäwās`), city (1990 pop. 100,371), W Puerto Rico, on Mona Passage. It is a port of entry as well as a shipping and manufacturing center in an area where sugarcane, coffee, tobacco, and livestock are raised. Sugar, tropical fruits, coffee, and needlework are exported; manufactures include pharmaceuticals, beverages, and electronic components. Mayagüez has long been known for its embroidery. The city, founded c.1760, is also a communications and cultural center with a growing population. It has colleges of liberal arts, agriculture, and mechanics, a center for nuclear studies, and a U.S. government agricultural research station.

Mayagüez

 

a city in western Puerto Rico. Population, 87,500 (1971). A port on the Atlantic coast. Producers of sugar and of tobacco items are located there, as are handicraft industries. Sugar, coffee, tobacco, and fruit are exported.

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