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

  • A city of central Colombia southeast of Bogotá. It is a trade and processing center in an agricultural region. Population: 379,000.


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  • And the attack took place in Villavicencio, which is actually a regional capital about 40 miles southeast of Bogota and about 350,000 inhabitants there, as you say, the bomb was detonated in a busy entertainment district shortly after 1: 00 a.m. local time, which is about the time that many of the -- many civilians would have been going home after an evening's entertainment.

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  • Gigs start at 7pm in the Palacio de Villavicencio Paseo Alameda Vieja, +34 956 326923, part of the Moorish Alcázar fortress.

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  • The occasion was the arrival of a Spanish General, Antonio Villavicencio, whom the Creoles wanted to feast.

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  • A person close to the negotiations told Dow Jones the $2 billion loan is connected with the sale of 39,000 barrels per day of crude and fuel oil over two years to PetroChina Co. Fernando Villavicencio, a local oil sector analyst, added that the loan is to be supported by the sale of oil by state oil company Petroecuador to PetroChina.

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  • Yet many average Colombians were disappointed with the court's decision and to understand why, all you have to do is jump in a car and drive from Bogotá to the provincial capital of Villavicencio.

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  • In October, the FARC launched car bomb attacks in Bogotá, Villavicencio, and Fusagasuga,

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  • It was Christmas week in the Colombian city of Villavicencio and the events, as they were set to unfold, had all the makings of a Hollywood blockbuster.

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  • In Villavicencio and in Domuyo, geysers can be observed.

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  • The Apure/Villavicencio dry forests are poorly represented in the protected areas.

    Apure-Villavicencio dry forests

  • The Apure/Villavicencio dry forests extend southwest, bordering the eastern Cordillera de Mérida, from Venezuela to the Serranía de Macarena in Colombia.

    Apure-Villavicencio dry forests


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