Examples from the Web for sonora
Time was, Ajo was best known as the last pit stop for tourists bound for the beaches of Sonora.In Tiny Ajo, Arizona, Border Patrol Agents Are Living the Dream|Terry Greene Sterling|September 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
At least one other killing may have occurred in Nogales, Sonora, Mexico.U.S. Border Patrol Fires at Rock Throwers in Mexico, and Three Have Died|Terry Greene Sterling|October 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Three weeks ago, Sofia even sent her 4-year-old daughter back to Sonora, Mexico, figuring she could meet her child there.
If I can only reach Bucky there's one chance in fifty he can head them off from crossing into Sonora.Bucky O'Connor|William MacLeod Raine
She had passed five years in captivity among the Mexicans in Sonora and had learned to speak Spanish with facility.
Mr. Conrad had to go down in Sonora on business, and I am the only one here to take his place.The Treasure Trail|Marah Ellis Ryan
In 1701 Salvatierra had explored with Kino in quest of a land route from Sonora.The Colonization of North America|Herbert Eugene Bolton
From the beginning it had surprised me how very ignorant the people of Sonora were regarding the Sierra Madre.Unknown Mexico, Volume 1 (of 2)|Carl Lumholtz
British Dictionary definitions for sonora
Word Origin and History for sonora
Mexican state, from Spanish sonora "sonorous" (from Latin sonoros; see sonorous), supposedly so called in reference to marble deposits there which rang when struck.