[kan-uh-nee-uh, -ney-uh; Spanish kah-nah-ne-ah]
- a city in N Mexico: copper mining and smelting.
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Cananea, on the coast of the province San Paulo, Brazil, in lat.The Conquest of the River Plate (1535-1555)
Jim was now engaged in the slaughtering business in Cananea.
The days sped by and Hetty received a wire from Lafe, who was now in Cananea.
These he followed up obstinately, and at last they led him to Cananea, where he rested, awaiting developments.