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.

OTHER WORDS FROM Sonora

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