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  • proper noun astronomy A small constellation of the southern sky, said to resemble a goldfish or swordfish. It lies between the constellations Pictor and Reticulum, and is notable for containing most of the Large Magellanic Cloud.

Etymologies

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Named by Dutch explorers Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser and Frederick de Houtman between 1595 and 1597. From Italian dorato, "gilded, golden", ultimately from Latin deauratus, the past participle of deaurō ("to gild").

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  • Hotel Dorado is close to the center of town and Mayas is on the beach on the street that separates San Patricio and Villa Obregon, the two villages that make up Melaque.

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  • Hotel Dorado is close to the center of town and Mayas is on the beach on the street that separates San Patricio and Villa Obregon, the two villages that make up Melaque.

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  • Hotel Dorado is close to the center of town and Mayas is on the beach on the street that separates San Patricio and Villa Obregon, the two villages that make up Melaque.

    Melaque

  • Hotel Dorado is close to the center of town and Mayas is on the beach on the street that separates San Patricio and Villa Obregon, the two villages that make up Melaque.

    Melaque

  • Hotel Dorado is close to the center of town and Mayas is on the beach on the street that separates San Patricio and Villa Obregon, the two villages that make up Melaque.

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  • Hotel Dorado is close to the center of town and Mayas is on the beach on the street that separates San Patricio and Villa Obregon, the two villages that make up Melaque.

    Melaque

  • Hotel Dorado is close to the center of town and Mayas is on the beach on the street that separates San Patricio and Villa Obregon, the two villages that make up Melaque.

    Melaque

  • If El Dorado is an Olmec city, as the movie proposes, what is it doing in North America?

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  • Hotel Dorado is close to the center of town and Mayas is on the beach on the street that separates San Patricio and Villa Obregon, the two villages that make up Melaque.

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