from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A town of northern Colombia east-southeast of Barranquilla. It is an agricultural trade center. Population: 315,000.


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  • Last year I met some of the most talented and adorable children in the world, from the village of Valledupar.

    Remarks By The President To The People Of Colombia

  • Since 1995, eleven Casas de Justicia have been established in the following cities: Two in Bogota, two in Cali, one in Bucaramanga, one in Cartagena, one in Chigorodo-Uraba, one in Ibague, one in Neiva, one in Pereira and one in Valledupar.

    Fact Sheet On Usaid Colombia Casas De Justicia Program

  • Vallenatos originated in Valledupar, which may be one reason the city seemed so dismal.

    One River

  • Tim and I spent the better part of a day securing the necessary papers, and it was late afternoon by the time we finally reached Atanquez in the foothills of the Sierra some twenty-five miles northwest of Valledupar.

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  • Tim traced a route around the south of the sierra through the city of Valledupar and on to Atanquez, a small village where the road ended.

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  • Valledupar was a hot, dusty city of cowboys and pickup trucks and bars blasting vallenatos, the same raucous accordion music that had kept me awake on a dozen all-night Colombian bus trips.

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  • From Valledupar there are two routes into the Sierra.

    One River

  • Even the mayor of Valledupar has a piece of the administrative action.

    One River

  • The information about Manuel Marulanda's holdings was found in computers belonging to two other top leaders of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia slain by the military since September 2010, Santos told a public meeting in the northeastern city of Valledupar.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Penitentiary in Valledupar, Department of César-the first of the sixteen new prisons.

    The Narco News Bulletin


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