a state in NW Mexico. 70,484 sq. mi. (182,555 sq. km). Capital: Hermosillo.
- So·no·ran [suh-nawr-uhn, -nohr-uhn], /səˈnɔr ən, -ˈnoʊr ən/, adjective
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How to use Sonora in a sentence
Less than four years later, on May 4, 2019, hit men kidnapped her other two sons—Marco Antonio and Jesús Adrián—in her home state of Sonora.The mothers of Mexico’s missing use social media to search for mass graves | Chantal Flores | October 11, 2022 | MIT Technology Review
Yet when he came face-to-face with the first man of the group in a remote stretch of the Las Guijas Mountains that marked the Arizona border with Sonora, Mexico, he didn’t arrest him.
Her first test, performed by Sonora Quest on September 30, 2014, reported that a key pregnancy hormone, hCG, was at 1,005, which was suggestive of pregnancy.Inexplicably volatile Theranos results falsely warned pregnant woman of miscarriage | Tim De Chant | September 22, 2021 | Ars Technica
At his side was Álvaro Obregón, a successful farmer and soldier from Sonora.Along the border, echoes of revolution and Pancho Villa | Matthew Simpson | July 2, 2021 | Washington Post
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 | THE 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 | THE DAILY BEAST
Three weeks ago, Sofia even sent her 4-year-old daughter back to Sonora, Mexico, figuring she could meet her child there.
So far this year, 203 migrants have died along the Sonora-Arizona border.
But things were getting too hot for him, and he was planning to go over into Mexico and go to mining in Sonora.Motor Matt's "Century" Run | Stanley R. Matthews
Yet a priest may ask how an Americano comes far from his home to guard gold and a maid in Sonora?The Treasure Trail | Marah Ellis Ryan
I am contemplating investing in Central Sonora when it is placed on the market.Frank Merriwell's Pursuit | Burt L. Standish
They had been on a raid among the Mexican settlements in Sonora and were now returning home with their plunder.The Life of Kit Carson | Edward S. Ellis
The country around Samarra is not unlike in character the southern part of Arizona and northern Sonora.War in the Garden of Eden | Kermit Roosevelt
British Dictionary definitions for Sonora
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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