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  • Playing on his name, Teodoro, in their dialect, they called him, O prevete d'oro '--' the priest of gold. '

    Taquisara

  • Xie and the Uaupes (latitude 1 to 2 1/4 degrees, longitude 72 to 74 degrees) lies a small mountainous tableland, in which Indian traditions place a Laguna de oro, that is, a lake surrounded with beds of auriferous earth.

    Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of America, During the Year 1799-1804 — Volume 3

  • Such is the surface of the soil between 68 1/2 and 70 1/2° of longitude, between the meridian of the bifurcation of the Orinoco and that of San Fernando de Atabapo; further on, westward of the Upper Rio Negro, towards the source of that river, and its tributary streams the Xie and the Uaupes (latitude 1 to 2 1/4°, longitude 72 to 74°) lies a small mountainous tableland, in which Indian traditions place a Laguna de oro, that is, a lake surrounded with beds of auriferous earth.

    Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of America

  • Two crosses were marked on the land part -- one labelled "oro" and the other "agua."

    Arizona Nights

  • When a war broke out with the intent of destroying the town due to their ladies seeing a masquerade face to face, some of the men who were able to survive ran to a nearby hill where they survived on small fruits called "oro", and used the shell of snails to drink pap.

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  • it's an apache pronounciation of the spanish "oro"

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  • Local 50 responded to Brynwood maneuvers with a call to boycott Stella D'oro 'scab cookies.'"

    Baltimore IMC

  • Morelia hosts several dance festivals a year (classical, modern, and folk), and also offers free dancing (with live music) from the época de oro (golden age) for us old folks.

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  • Certain other terms marked locations thought to hold metallic riches and color-coded accordingly: plata = silver [Plateros = silversmiths] oro = gold [Santa María del Oro]

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  • Words within words: Spanish word for 'gold' contains synonyms: the English 'or' and the Spanish word for 'or' -- 'o'.

    December 21, 2013