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  1. variant of centri-: centrosphere.
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El Centro

[el sen-troh]
  1. a city in S California.
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Examples from the Web for centro

Historical Examples of centro

  • The Centro Asturiano sent flowers to his father when the boy was killed.

    The Five Arrows

    Allan Chase

  • The wife of the owner of the Bolivar is a member of the Centro Asturiano.

    The Five Arrows

    Allan Chase

  • The Centro of Florence, as we see it to-day, is very modern.

  • Para la recoleccin de la banana o pltano, se importan en Centro Amrica negros de Jamaica.

  • Otras hay en Centro Amrica, de donde todava hoy se exportan cantidades considerables de oro en tejos.

British Dictionary definitions for centro


centri- or before a vowel centr-

combining form
  1. denoting a centrecentroclinal; centromere; centrosome; centrosphere; centrist
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Word Origin for centro-

from Greek kentron centre
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centro in Medicine


  1. Center:centrostaltic.
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