[mon-tuh-rey; Spanish mawn-ter-rey]
- a city in and the capital of Nuevo León, in NE Mexico: battle 1846.
[nwey-voh ley-ohn, noo-ey-; Spanish nwe-vaw le-awn]
- a state in NE Mexico. 25,136 sq. mi. (65,102 sq. km). Capital: Monterrey.
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The capital city of the state, Monterrey, is the fourth in point of commercial importance and population in the Republic.Mexico
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Monterrey is built on a plain, chiefly on the north side of the Santa Catarina River.
The writer has calculated that at Monterrey this flood reached the enormous quantity of 6,650 cu.
This will free Monterrey from the constant menace of a water famine.
In March, 1910, Mr. Conway left Monterrey, all the principal works being finished.
- a city in NE Mexico, capital of Nuevo Léon state: the third largest city in Mexico; a major industrial centre, esp for metals. Pop: 1 353 000 (2005 est)
- a state of NE Mexico: the first centre of heavy industry in Latin America. Capital: Monterrey. Pop: 3 826 240 (2000). Area: 64 555 sq km (24 925 sq miles)
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