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Ponce

(pōn`sā), city (1990 pop. 187,749), S Puerto Rico. One of Puerto Rico's largest cities, it is the island's chief Caribbean port. Ponce is also an agricultural trade and distribution center. Industries include tourism, the processing of agricultural products, rum distilling, canning, and diamond cutting. Manufactures include textiles, shoes, cement, paper, electrical devices, and metal products. Founded in the early 16th cent., Ponce is one of the oldest cities in the Americas. It is the seat of the Catholic Univ. of Puerto Rico (est. 1948) and a regional college of the Univ. of Puerto Rico. Landmarks include a cathedral, an 18th-century fort, and many preserved old Spanish homes and churches as well as more modern buildings of interest. There are museums of art, architecture, history, and music.

Ponce

 

city in southern Puerto Rico. Population, 167,900 (1972). Ponce is a port on the Caribbean. It has oil-refining, petrochemical, food-processing (sugar and rum), and textile industries. The center of a sugarcane region, Ponce exports sugar, rum, and petroleum products.

Ponce

de Leon, Juan (c. 1460–1521) seeking the “fountain of youth,” he discovered Florida and explored its coast. [Sp. Hist.: Benét, 802]

Ponce

a port in S Puerto Rico, on the Caribbean: the second largest town on the island; settled in the 16th century. Pop.: 185 930 (2003 est.)
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Ponce de Leon bared that they had a massive game plan for Game 2 but her players failed to execute it.
Aquella experiencia fue la raiz no solo de mi fascinacion por la obra de Juan, quien luego se contactaria conmigo (ignoro como lo hizo) para invitarme varias veces a charlar con el en su casa de Coyoacan, sino tambien de otro libro voluminoso: Erotismo y misticismo: la literatura erotico-teologica de Juan Garcia Ponce y otros autores en un contexto universal, publicado en 2005, ya cuando Juan habia muerto.
El pasado 24 de abril, despues de 28 anos y obligado por su deteriorada situacion, Ponce dejo la presidencia del directorio de Soquimich, cargo que fue asumido por el ingeniero Juan Antonio Guzman.
Tanto Enrique Ponce como Javier Aresti (representante de la plaza bilbaina) estuvieron arropados por grandes amigos.
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