Hermosillo

[ er-maw-see-yaw ]
/ ˌɛr mɔˈsi yɔ /

noun

a city in and the capital of Sonora, in NW Mexico.

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Sonora

[ suh-nawr-uh, -nohr-uh; Spanish saw-naw-rah ]
/ səˈnɔr ə, -ˈnoʊr ə; Spanish sɔˈnɔ rɑ /

noun

a state in NW Mexico. 70,484 sq. mi. (182,555 sq. km). Capital: Hermosillo.

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So·no·ran [suh-nawr-uh n, -nohr-uh n] /səˈnɔr ən, -ˈnoʊr ən/, adjective
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Hermosillo

/ (Spanish ɛrmoˈsiʎo) /

noun

a city in NW Mexico, capital of Sonora state, on the Sonora River: university (1938); winter resort and commercial centre for an agricultural and mining region. Pop: 668 000 (2005 est)

British Dictionary definitions for hermosillo (2 of 2)

Sonora

/ (Spanish soˈnora) /

noun

a state of NW Mexico, on the Gulf of California: consists of a narrow coastal plain rising inland to the Sierra Madre Occidental; an important mining area in colonial times. Capital: Hermosillo. Pop: 2 213 370 (2000). Area: 184 934 sq km (71 403 sq miles)

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