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El Paso

[el pas-oh] /ɛl ˈpæs oʊ/
noun
1.
a city in W Texas, on the Rio Grande.
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  • There was a miner, too, who belonged to a copper mine near El Paso.

    The Desert Home Mayne Reid
  • The return of the expedition to El Paso was celebrated by a triumphant ovation.

    The Scalp Hunters Mayne Reid
  • The messages are crossing the border somewhere near El Paso.

    The Secret Wireless

    Lewis E. Theiss
  • Well, Mr. Wellesly, do you think you would like to go to El Paso to-morrow?

    With Hoops of Steel Florence Finch Kelly
  • "You'd find such a guard at El Paso bridge, all right," Frank said.

    The Mission of Janice Day Helen Beecher Long
British Dictionary definitions for El Paso

El Paso

/ɛl ˈpæsəʊ/
noun
1.
a city in W Texas, on the Rio Grande opposite Ciudad Juárez, Mexico. Pop: 584 113 (2003 est)
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El Paso in Culture
El Paso [(el pas-oh)]

City in Texas on the border between Mexico and the United States.

The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
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