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Torreón

[tawr-re-awn] /ˌtɔr rɛˈɔn/
noun
1.
a city in N Mexico.
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  • If we do not hear from torreon soon I think I will try what.

    The Silent Bullet Arthur B. Reeve
  • Another line has recently been opened from torreon to Durango.

    The Railroad Question William Larrabee
  • Emilio Madero, brother of Madero, is chief of the also troubled zone of torreon.

    Diplomatic Days Edith O'Shaughnessy
  • Fortune favoured us to the extent that we did find torreon at the address given.

    The Silent Bullet Arthur B. Reeve
  • I did not at the time notice the significance of her prompt response to torreon's warning.

    The Silent Bullet Arthur B. Reeve
  • I did not notice, as did Kennedy, the smile that spread over torreon's features.

    The Silent Bullet Arthur B. Reeve
  • He have some young cousins, two boys, very nice-a, come from torreon.

    Song of the Lark Willa Cather
  • torreon must have gone down directly after we left Senora Mendez.

    The Silent Bullet Arthur B. Reeve
  • Orozco is headed apparently full to the south toward torreon, and, say the timid and doubtful, to Mexico City.

    Diplomatic Days Edith O'Shaughnessy
  • Kennedy noticed it, and purposely dropped the line of inquiry in order not to excite torreon's suspicion.

    The Silent Bullet Arthur B. Reeve
British Dictionary definitions for torreon

Torreón

/Spanish tɔrrɛˈɔn/
noun
1.
an industrial city in N Mexico, in Coahuila state. Pop: 1 057 000 (2005 est)
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