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[seen-l-oh-uh, sin-; Spanish see-nah-law-ah] /ˌsin lˈoʊ ə, ˌsɪn-; Spanish ˌsi nɑˈlɔ ɑ/
a state in W Mexico, bordering on the Gulf of California. 22,582 sq. mi. (58,485 sq. km).
Capital: Culiacán. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Sometimes he stays at the lower ranch a week at a time, and he might go on to Sinaloa for all we know.

    The Treasure Trail Marah Ellis Ryan
  • To-day we have news that some of our troops have crossed the Sinaloa border.

    Across the Mesa Jarvis Hall
  • By 1763 Sinaloa and Ostimuri (southern Sonora) had ceased to be frontier regions.

    The Colonization of North America Herbert Eugene Bolton
  • What was that you said about the Sinaloa priest story of the red gold?

    The Treasure Trail Marah Ellis Ryan
  • Artibeus hirsutus has recently been found in northern Sinaloa and in southwestern Chihuahua.

British Dictionary definitions for Sinaloa


/ˌsiːnəˈləʊə; ˌsɪn-; Spanish sinaˈloa/
a state of W Mexico. Capital: Culiacán. Pop: 2 534 835 (2000). Area: 58 092 sq km (22 425 sq miles)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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