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Co·li·ma

 (kō-lē′mä)
A volcano, 4,340 m (14,239 ft) high, of west-central Mexico. Mexico's most active volcano, it erupted explosively in 1991 and 2005.

Colima

(Spanish koˈlima)
n
1. (Placename) a state of SW Mexico, on the Pacific coast: mainly a coastal plain, rising to the foothills of the Sierra Madre, with important mineral resources. Capital: Colima. Pop: 238 000 (2005 est). Area: 5455 sq km (2106 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a city in SW Mexico, capital of Colima state, on the Colima River. Pop: 106 967 (1990)
3. (Placename) Nevado de Colima a volcano in SW Mexico, in Jalisco state. Height: 4339 m (14 235 ft)

Co•li•ma

(kɔˈli mɑ)

n.
1. a state in SW Mexico, on the Pacific Coast. 488,028; 2010 sq. mi. (5205 sq. km).
2. the capital of this state, in the E part. 106,967.
3. a volcano NW of this city, in Jalisco state. 12,631 ft. (3850 m).
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Mexico, United Mexican States - a republic in southern North America; became independent from Spain in 1810
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Rescue workers are now assessing the damage: "The destruction is like a war zone, with fallen walls and streets blocked by rubble," Red Cross official Enrique de Jesus Rivera said from Colima state, where 166 homes collapsed.
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Al puerto le va muy bien", dice Humberto Soto Rodriguez, consejero economico del gobernador de Colima.
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The Colima office will share some client service activity with current clients and new clients will have their choice in outsourcing their IT staff to Merida or Colima.
The party took the mayoral seat in the Sonora state capital of Hermosillo from the PAN and won eight of the 10 mayoral elections in Colima state.
Serratos, who is assigned to the Diocese of Colima, Mexico, was arrested soon afterward and has remained jailed since then.
The team of engineers, mathematicians and scientists will create simulations of three active volcanoes in Mexico, the most active of which - Colima - is expected to suffer a dramatic eruption within a decade.
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