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Cananea

[kan-uh-nee-uh, -ney-uh; Spanish kah-nah-ne-ah]
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noun
  1. a city in N Mexico: copper mining and smelting.
Related formsCan·a·ne·an, noun
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Examples from the Web for cananea

Historical Examples

  • Cananea, on the coast of the province San Paulo, Brazil, in lat.

    The Conquest of the River Plate (1535-1555)

    Ulrich Schmidt

  • The days sped by and Hetty received a wire from Lafe, who was now in Cananea.

    The Sheriff of Badger

    George B. Pattullo

  • Jim was now engaged in the slaughtering business in Cananea.

    The Sheriff of Badger

    George B. Pattullo

  • These he followed up obstinately, and at last they led him to Cananea, where he rested, awaiting developments.

    The Sheriff of Badger

    George B. Pattullo


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