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Cerro Gordo

[ser-raw gawr-daw] /ˈsɛr rɔ ˈgɔr dɔ/
noun
1.
a mountain pass in E Mexico between Veracruz and Jalapa: defeat of Mexican troops by U.S. troops 1847.
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Cerro Gordo

/Spanish ˈθɛrrɔ ˈɡorðo/
noun
1.
a mountain pass in E Mexico, between Veracruz and Jalapa: site of a battle in the Mexican War (1847) in which American forces under General Scott decisively defeated the Mexicans
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