from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of north-central Mexico north-northwest of Guadalajara. Founded as a mining town c. 1560, it was an important political and religious center during the early history of northern Mexico. Population: 464,000.
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- proper n. A state of Mexico.
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- n. a city in north central Mexico; mining center
DURANGO - Durango firefighters are investigating what caused a fire that burned a historic building that housed an office for Rep. John Salazar.
DURANGO, Colorado - Solix Biofuels Inc. has started making oil from algae at its facility near Durango.
DURANGO, Colorado - Hikers have found a man's body on a trail north of Durango, in the area where a man disappeared last fall.
Search local dealer inventory and private seller listings DURANGO - A southwest Colorado technical college and the Durango campus of Pueblo Community College plan to merge amid declining enrollment.
Notably, the Charger sedan has been redesigned with more muscle, and the Durango is all new, making the move from body-on-frame to unibody contruction to better compete with crossovers.
Juan José Zambrano, a wealthy miner, alderman, and mayor in Durango, ordered the construction of the theater as an addition to the Governor's Palace, for his personal use.
In the building's interior, one finds mural paintings of historic events in Durango history painted by Francisco Montoya de la Cruz (1950) and Ernesto Flores Esquivel (1981).
Inside, a mural by Francisco Montoya de la Cruz depicts historic moments in Durango's history, including the conquest of Nueva Vizcaya, discovery of the Market Hill (Cerro del Mercado), the Revolution, and the Independence movement.
Architecture fans can see many more colonial gems just by strolling the streets in Durango's historic downtown area.
Seriously, I was thinking about visiting friends in Durango during Easter week, but I guess I should really reconsider. esperanza
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