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What does boca raton mean in english?


Boca Raton is Boca de Ratones in 1stEuropean maps. Boca=mouth in Spanish,a term for inlet. Ratones is uncertain. Some claim in old Spanish it referred to "rugged rocks where cables rub." 1 translation is rugged inlet. Still others say it referred to pirates,so translates to pirates' inlet. Wikipedia

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