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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A city of extreme western Texas on the Rio Grande opposite Ciudad Juárez, Mexico. Established by Spanish settlers in the 1600s, the city grew with the coming of the railroads in the 1880s.

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  • proper noun A city in Texas.

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  • noun a city in western Texas on the Mexican border; located on the northern bank of the Rio Grande across from the Mexican city of Juarez

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Examples

  • El Paso, which is being acquired by Kinder Morgan Inc., said in a report to federal regulators on Dec. 12 that it hadn't yet determined what caused the weld to fail.

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  • SANCHEZ: Well, if you actually look at the statistics, you'll see that, for example, El Paso, which is connected right there with ciudad Juarez, where so many of those deaths and things have happened on the Mexican side is actually one of the safest cities in the nation that we have.

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  • Your miserable in that hell-hole, also known as El Paso, so make a change and see if things get better.

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  • KING: A lot of these people obviously know a lot of the people that they're waving at, because they either live in El Paso, which is not a huge community, or their relatives and -- of other people stationed at the base, right?

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  • McNeil said prosecutors must prove Laurean killed Lauterbach after she surprised him by coming to his home not long after buying her bus ticket to El Paso, which is on the Mexican border.

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  • I actually live in El Paso, which is right across from Juarez.

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  • (To give you an idea of how big Texas is: Houston is closer to Chicago than it is to El Paso, which is where the tribal casino Schmidt highlighted is located.)

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  • (To give you an idea of how big Texas is: Houston is closer to Chicago than it is to El Paso, which is where the tribal casino Schmidt highlighted is located.)

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  • The ICE official his wife called, who remains unidentified, called El Paso police a bit later to tell them their murder victim worked for the Juarez cartel, but also was an ICE informant.

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  • Amber Rudd of El Paso, Texas, said she first met Moore more than two years ago when he began attending Sunday school classes at the Hillcrest Baptist Church in El Paso, which is near Fort Bliss.

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