- a city in and capital of Sinaloa state, in NW Mexico.
[seen-l-oh-uh, sin-; Spanish see-nah-law-ah]
- a state in W Mexico, bordering on the Gulf of California. 22,582 sq. mi. (58,485 sq. km). Capital: Culiacán.
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The captain Juan Gallego, then, reached the town of Culiacan with a very small force.
- a city in NW Mexico, capital of Sinaloa state. Pop: 799 000 (2005 est)
- a state of W Mexico. Capital: Culiacán. Pop: 2 534 835 (2000). Area: 58 092 sq km (22 425 sq miles)
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