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Durango

[duh-rang-goh; for 1, 2 also Spanish doo-rahng-gaw] /dəˈræŋ goʊ; for 1, 2 also Spanish duˈrɑŋ gɔ/
noun
1.
a state in N Mexico. 47,691 sq. mi. (123,520 sq. km).
2.
a city in and the capital of this state, in the S part.
3.
a city in SW Colorado.
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  • Originally extensive, and including Sonora, it by this time comprised only the present states of Chihuahua and Durango.

  • Another line has recently been opened from Torreon to Durango.

    The Railroad Question William Larrabee
  • What we want to know, and what we insist on finding out, relates to Durango.

    The Dreadnought of the Air Percy F. Westerman
  • Then, again, will Durango return to Valderia now that the submarines are destroyed?

    The Dreadnought of the Air Percy F. Westerman
  • Either Durango has put black fear into their hearts, or else they regard him as a hero worthy of any sacrifice.

    The Dreadnought of the Air Percy F. Westerman
  • "It's my belief that some rascally agent of Durango has been at work," he said.

    The Dreadnought of the Air Percy F. Westerman
  • A few of the fugitives had at length reached Durango with the tale of their misfortunes.

    A Voyage round the World W.H.G. Kingston
British Dictionary definitions for Durango

Durango

/djʊˈræŋɡəʊ; Spanish duˈraŋɡo/
noun
1.
a state in N central Mexico: high plateau, with the Sierra Madre Occidental in the west; irrigated agriculture (esp cotton) and rich mineral resources. Capital: Durango. Pop: 1 448 661 (2000). Area: 119 648 sq km (46 662 sq miles)
2.
a city in NW central Mexico, capital of Durango state: mining centre. Pop: 520 000 (2005 est) Official name Victoria de Durango
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