[ hon-doh; for 1 also Japanese hawn-daw; for 2 also Spanish awn-daw ]
/ ˈhɒn doʊ; for 1 also Japanese ˈhɔn dɔ; for 2 also Spanish ˈɔn dɔ /
a river flowing NE from Guatemala along the border of Belize and Mexico to the Caribbean Sea. 150 miles (240 km) long.
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How to use Hondo in a sentence
The force proceeded northward from Taos to the stream known as the Arroya Hondo.
The oval must have a heavy side, which you get by letting the Hondo run almost halfway round the loop, or double on one side.
The rich man had bowed them out, and that is how it happened that on this particular night Johnny was far up the Rio Hondo.
Before that happened, however, there were many other strange doings on the upper stretches of Rio Hondo.
British Dictionary definitions for Hondo
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