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Colima

[kaw-lee-mah]
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  1. a state in SW Mexico, on the Pacific Coast. 2010 sq. mi. (5205 sq. km).
  2. a city in and the capital of this state, in the E part.
  3. a volcano NW of this city, in Jalisco state. 12,631 feet (3850 meters).
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  • I hope everything's all right at your home in Colima, with your family.

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    Paul Bartlett

  • The main house was thirty miles from Colima, the capital of the state.

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  • Then he remembered that Vicente would be in Colima, at school.

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  • I must dress and get away to Colima, have a nieve with some friends.

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  • Roberto rode off on a magnificent black he had borrowed from a Colima friend.

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British Dictionary definitions for colima

Colima

noun
  1. a state of SW Mexico, on the Pacific coast: mainly a coastal plain, rising to the foothills of the Sierra Madre, with important mineral resources. Capital: Colima. Pop: 238 000 (2005 est). Area: 5455 sq km (2106 sq miles)
  2. a city in SW Mexico, capital of Colima state, on the Colima River. Pop: 106 967 (1990)
  3. Nevado de Colima a volcano in SW Mexico, in Jalisco state. Height: 4339 m (14 235 ft)
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