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Durango

[duh-rang-goh; for 1, 2 also Spanish doo-rahng-gaw] /dəˈræŋ goʊ; for 1, 2 also Spanish duˈrɑŋ gɔ/
noun
1.
a state in N Mexico. 47,691 sq. mi. (123,520 sq. km).
2.
a city in and the capital of this state, in the S part.
3.
a city in SW Colorado.
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  • Another line has recently been opened from Torreon to Durango.

    The Railroad Question William Larrabee
  • On October thirty-first Blake had advanced from Durango for an attack.

    The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte William Milligan Sloane
  • He was looking into a proposition in Durango, Mexico, and would let her know how it panned out.

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  • Then, again, will Durango return to Valderia now that the submarines are destroyed?

    The Dreadnought of the Air Percy F. Westerman
  • Valderia is only a pawn in the game as far as Durango is concerned.

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  • Then, Durango knows of the existence of the 'Meteor' and of her place of concealment?

    The Dreadnought of the Air Percy F. Westerman
  • More, it is the wreck of the flying-boat, and that rascal Durango has eluded us again.

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British Dictionary definitions for Durango

Durango

/djʊˈræŋɡəʊ; Spanish duˈraŋɡo/
noun
1.
a state in N central Mexico: high plateau, with the Sierra Madre Occidental in the west; irrigated agriculture (esp cotton) and rich mineral resources. Capital: Durango. Pop: 1 448 661 (2000). Area: 119 648 sq km (46 662 sq miles)
2.
a city in NW central Mexico, capital of Durango state: mining centre. Pop: 520 000 (2005 est) Official name Victoria de Durango
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