Sonora

Sonora

[suh-nawr-uh, -nohr-uh; Spanish saw-naw-rah]
noun
a state in NW Mexico. 70,484 sq. mi. (182,555 sq. km). Capital: Hermosillo.

Sonoran [suh-nawr-uhn, -nohr-uhn] , adjective
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Sonora (Spanish soˈnora)
 
n
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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