[kan-uh-nee-uh, -ney-uh; Spanish kah-nah-ne-ah]
- a city in N Mexico: copper mining and smelting.
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Cananea, on the coast of the province San Paulo, Brazil, in lat.The Conquest of the River Plate (1535-1555)
The days sped by and Hetty received a wire from Lafe, who was now in Cananea.
Jim was now engaged in the slaughtering business in Cananea.
These he followed up obstinately, and at last they led him to Cananea, where he rested, awaiting developments.