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  • A city of northeast Mexico west of Matamoros. Founded in 1579, the city was captured (September 1846) by Zachary Taylor's forces during the Mexican War. Population: 1,130,000.

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  • proper n. A large city in, and the capital of, the Mexican state of Nuevo León

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  • n. an industrial city in northeastern Mexico

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  • MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) - Mexican soldiers say they seized guns, ammunition and hand grenades after a shootout in the northern city of Monterrey killed two suspected drug cartel gunmen.

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  • MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) ― A shootout in the northern city of Monterrey killed two suspected drug cartel gunmen and wounded a soldier Friday.

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  • MONTERREY, Mexico (Reuters) - Armed men likely linked to drug gangs blocked highways with trucks and buses in the northern Mexican city of Monterrey on Friday in an apparent attempt to hamper army operations near the U.S. border.

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  • MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) - More than 7,000 people have gathered in the northern Mexico city of Monterrey to protest a wave of violence that has affected the country's third largest city in recent weeks.

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  • May 4th, 2009 MONTERREY, Mexico - Bienes Turgon, S.A., a holding company based in Monterrey, Mexico with presence in the automotive industry, through Katcon in Mexico and Venezuela, announces that, in accordance with the proposed schedule, it has successfully closed the first stage of the acquisition of Delphi's global business of catalytic converters and exhaust systems.

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  • MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) State security officials have banned police from setting up sobriety checkpoints in the northern Mexican city of Monterrey because they say the officers routinely use them to extort motorists.

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  • Barrio Antigua in Monterrey is the area with the clubs.

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  • State Department travel advisory issued March 14 warning about violence along the border and in Monterrey, which is about 280 miles south of San Antonio.

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  • Gunmen opened fire on an army patrol outside the gates of a prestigious private university in Monterrey, which is Mexico's third-largest city and a major industrial hub.

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  • These donations will be sent to main areas of disaster relief such as Monterrey, San

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