Definitions

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  • proper n. A state of Mexico.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a Mexican state on the eastern side of the Yucatan Peninsula

Etymologies

Named after Andrés Quintana Roo, from the Mexican War of Independence. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • “The Quintana Roo is a real and very strange place, It is the long, wild easternmost shore of the Yucatan Peninsula, officially but not psychologically part of Mexico, A diary of daily life on its jungly beaches could sometimes be taken for a log of life on an alien planet,” writes James Tiptree, Jr., in the preface to his new collection of three talismanic tales of the supernatural.

    Antiquarian Weird Tales: Arkham House

  • Camazotz sailed to your shores in the belly of a vessel called Quintana Roo, a vessel that is now moored in the harbor not far from here.

    The Lost Slayer

  • In the Yucatan Peninsula there is an encouraging example in the Forest Pilot Program in Quintana Roo, which is focused on exploiting timber on a sustainable basis.

    Mongabay.com News

  • The site is located in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo, which is on the Yucantan Peninsula.

    Anthropology.net

  • Now, he promises to take a similar approach in Quintana Roo, a state the Zetas are believed to use as a trans-shipment point for drugs.

    Pancho Villa relative is new Mexico tough cop

  • Whether the residents of Quintana Roo will welcome such an approach remains to be seen.

    Pancho Villa relative is new Mexico tough cop

  • Joan Didion follows her classic study of grief for her husband, John Gregory Dunne, "The Year of Magical Thinking," with "Blue Nights," a memoir about aging and the death of daughter Quintana Roo.

    Fall Books: `Wimpy Kid,' `Heroes Of Olympus' Among Tops

  • Enter “stack and reach,” the system pioneered by Dan Empfield, founder of slowtwitch.com and Quintana Roo, to effectively characterize frames so that they can be compared with the purpose of determining if they would fit a given rider.

    Technical FAQ with Lennard Zinn: LZ suggests some New Year’s resolutions for the bike industry

  • Prosecutors allege Kalimba raped a 17-year-old girl on Dec. 19 at a hotel in Chetumal, the capital of Quintana Roo state.

    Jailed On Charges Of Raping Teenage Girl

  • They named her Quintana Roo, after a state in Mexico.

    A Mother's Love And Laments

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