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Colima

[kaw-lee-mah] /kɔˈli mɑ/
noun
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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  • The main house was thirty miles from Colima, the capital of the state.

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  • I hope everything's all right at your home in Colima, with your family.

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

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  • "I want to go to Colima tomorrow," she said, her head turned away.

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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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  • Raul sent Vicente back to his Colima school in the rurales' care.

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  • And now everybody in Colima knows that Petaca beat off the—the others.

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  • "In Colima they say the rurales will finish off the peons quickly," said Vicente.

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  • He had sent men to Palma Sola and Colima, but she had not returned.

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British Dictionary definitions for Colima

Colima

/Spanish koˈlima/
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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