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[praw-gre-saw] /prɔˈgrɛ sɔ/
a city in NW Honduras. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • For comfort, for the benefit of our sick man, for the advantage of our pocket, we would be better off at Progreso than in Mérida.

    In Indian Mexico (1908) Frederick Starr
  • The principal port, Progreso, is an open roadstead where no shelter is obtained, the old abandoned port of Sisal being superior.

    Mexico Charles Reginald Enock
  • Leaving my companions I went the following morning to Progreso to attend to the unlucky baggage.

    In Indian Mexico (1908) Frederick Starr
  • We found the carnival at Progreso more natural and unpretentious, but also far more lively and amusing, than anything in Mérida.

    In Indian Mexico (1908) Frederick Starr
  • That the Progreso birds were actually beginning a trans-Gulf flight seems inevitable.

  • Ostwald's new chemical nomenclature began in the May, 1910, number of Progreso.

    Major Prophets of To-Day Edwin E. Slosson
  • And then the red-shirted captain stated he would like to go back to Progreso and return for us at our convenience.

    Tales of Fishes Zane Grey
  • This is also the principal port, and it is united by a railway to Merida and Progreso, in Yucatan.

    Mexico Charles Reginald Enock
  • Progreso and Mérida were visited, and our work was done upon the Mayas living near the town of Tekax.

    In Indian Mexico (1908) Frederick Starr

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