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El Paso

[el pas-oh] /ɛl ˈpæs oʊ/
a city in W Texas, on the Rio Grande. Unabridged
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  • You remember that great big dairy out on the edge of the town in El Paso?

  • The messages are crossing the border somewhere near El Paso.

    The Secret Wireless Lewis E. Theiss
  • A little later the two hardware salesmen were in El Paso again, after a couple of side trips.

    John Wesley, Jr. Dan B. Brummitt
  • There was a miner, too, who belonged to a copper mine near El Paso.

    The Desert Home Mayne Reid
  • We descend again as we pass on, until toward evening we reached El Paso.

    A Flight in Spring J. Harris Knowles
British Dictionary definitions for El Paso

El Paso

/ɛl ˈpæsəʊ/
a city in W Texas, on the Rio Grande opposite Ciudad Juárez, Mexico. Pop: 584 113 (2003 est)
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El Paso in Culture
El Paso [(el pas-oh)]

City in Texas on the border between Mexico and the United States.

The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
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