Sentence Examples with the word curacoa

It is relatively simple in composition, the predominating flavour being obtained from the dried peel of the Curacoa orange.

Martin, West-Indische Skizzen (Leiden, 1887); De Veer, La Colonie de Curacoa (Les Pays Bas, 1898).

It has been estimated that 500,000 tons of phosphate were obtained in Aruba, 1,000,000 tons from Curacoa since the deposits were discovered in 1870, and Christmas Island in 1907 yielded 290,000 tons.

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The famous Curacoa liqueur (see below) was originally made on the island from a peculiar variety of orange, the Citrus Aurantium curassuviensis.