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  • n. Plural form of burro.


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  • Additionally, thanks to the towering intelligence of men such as Vinton Cerf, Mark Andreesen and Tim Berners-Lee, combined with the business acumen of Michael Dell and William Gates, cheap computers and the Internet have brought the world of manufactured goods to my desktop right here … if only I can persuade the Correos that using burros is not an economic way to deliver the mail!

    'Vivo En Tampico' Part 5. Shopping.

  • Also called burros, the animals weigh up to 700 pounds and have a mind of their own.

    Running With the Donkeys

  • Donkeys, also known as burros, also are harder to sell than other farm animals, and many auctions are turning them down, particularly the males, known as jacks.

    Drought Leads to Stray Donkey Deluge

  • More amazing than the burros was the fact that pedestrians were using an overhead walkway to cross the road.

    Circling Lake Chapala

  • Riskind is quick to call burros "historically significant" and said the state tells the animal's important legacy through its books and museums.

    The Seattle Times

  • In the obscure discipline of pack burro racing, competitors cannot ride their burros the Spanish word for donkeys on the courses, which range in length from five to 47km and climb to altitudes of up to 3960m. | Top Stories

  • It would make me hungry but I just finished sharing 1/4 kilo of Borrego, freshly made flour tortillas and all the condiments for our own "burros".

    Brunch en Casa

  • Crooked, rough and dirty streets; rude, narrow board walks or none at all; dog-teams hauling all manner of loads on small carts, and donkeys or "burros" bowing beneath great loads of supplies starting out on the trail for the gold mines.

    A Woman who went to Alaska

  • "burros," frequent these great wastes, cropping the vegetation that grows on the oases.

    Wealth of the World's Waste Places and Oceania

  • Cattle, burros, horses and of course dogs and other small animals more times than I can count.

    Oh! Ouch! �Ay! The first really bad news from Mexico


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