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El Paso

[ el -pas-oh ]
/ ɛl ˈpæs oʊ /
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noun

a city in W Texas, on the Rio Grande.

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British Dictionary definitions for El Paso

El Paso
/ (ɛl ˈpæsəʊ) /

noun

a city in W Texas, on the Rio Grande opposite Ciudad Juárez, Mexico. Pop: 584 113 (2003 est)
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Cultural definitions for El Paso

El Paso
[ (el pas-oh) ]

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

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