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Ensenada

[en-se-nah-th ah; English en-suh-nah-duh] /ˌɛn sɛˈnɑ ðɑ; English ˈɛn səˈnɑ də/
noun
1.
a seaport in N Baja California, in NW Mexico.
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  • At last, I seemed to have him in a perfect trap—Ensenada, on the Peninsula.

  • It was planned in 1753 by Ensenada, but completed only in 1832.

    Spain Wentworth Webster
  • But I'd sooner die fightin' than let them stand me up agin a wall in Ensenada.

    Captain Scraggs Peter B. Kyne
  • The seat of provincial authority was transferred to the village of Ensenada, which thereupon was rechristened La Plata.

  • The famous Boleo copper mine is situated in this territory, and some extensive placer gold mines are found near Ensenada.

    Mexico Charles Reginald Enock
  • The principal towns are La Paz, the capital of the southern district, and Ensenada, of the northern.

    Mexico Charles Reginald Enock
  • Their entire force is now clear of the swamps, and is echelloned on the highroad between this and the Ensenada.

    Ponce de Leon

    William Pilling
  • To bring about this contingency, he went on the very next night, and requested to be once more placed on the post of Ensenada.

    Wood Rangers Mayne Reid
  • We shall leave him at his post, while we recount what was taking place off the coast not far from the Ensenada.

    Wood Rangers Mayne Reid
  • Ensenada Rose's eyes looked into Brannan's, with a note of challenge her chin went up.

    Port O' Gold

    Louis John Stellman

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