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[en-se-nah-th ah; English en-suh-nah-duh] /ˌɛn sɛˈnɑ ðɑ; English ˈɛn səˈnɑ də/
a seaport in N Baja California, in NW Mexico. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Ensenada met the nomination with a becoming nolo episcopari, professing that he was incapable of filling the four posts at once.

  • The seat of provincial authority was transferred to the village of Ensenada, which thereupon was rechristened La Plata.

  • The principal towns are La Paz, the capital of the southern district, and Ensenada, of the northern.

    Mexico Charles Reginald Enock
  • To bring about this contingency, he went on the very next night, and requested to be once more placed on the post of Ensenada.

    Wood Rangers Mayne Reid
  • It was planned in 1753 by Ensenada, but completed only in 1832.

    Spain Wentworth Webster
  • We shall leave him at his post, while we recount what was taking place off the coast not far from the Ensenada.

    Wood Rangers Mayne Reid
  • Ensenada would probably have fallen sooner but for the support he received from the Portuguese queen, Barbara.

  • Ensenada Rose's eyes looked into Brannan's, with a note of challenge her chin went up.

    Port O' Gold Louis John Stellman
  • At last, I seemed to have him in a perfect trap—Ensenada, on the Peninsula.

  • As it was, the yacht had not been able to get near the pier at Ensenada, and was now lying in the river, two miles out.

    A Voyage in the 'Sunbeam' Annie Allnut Brassey

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