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 (tôr′ē-ōn′, -rĕ-)
A city of northern Mexico west of Monterrey. It is an agricultural center.


(Spanish tɔrrɛˈɔn)
(Placename) an industrial city in N Mexico, in Coahuila state. Pop: 1 057 000 (2005 est)


(ˌtɔr reɪˈoʊn, -ri-)

n. e
a city in N Mexico. 439,436.
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Noun1.Torreon - a city in northern Mexico to the west of MonterreyTorreon - a city in northern Mexico to the west of Monterrey
Mexico, United Mexican States - a republic in southern North America; became independent from Spain in 1810
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In addition to these facilities, Henniges Automotive recently announced plans to begin construction of a new plant in Gomez Palacio, Mexico (http://www.
Philips Displays has over 5,000 employees and operates factories in Brazil (Sao Paulo, Capuava, Manaus and Recife), and Gomez Palacio, Mexico.
Founded in 1990, the company started operations in Puebla and Veracruz and later expanded operations to Torreon and Gomez Palacio.
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Born March 27, 1910, in Gomez Palacio, Mexico, Martha Acosta Vargas came to the United States with her mother and sister while still an infant.
Last August, a fight among inmates facing drug charges at a state prison in the Durango city of Gomez Palacio killed 19 inmates and left more than 20 injured.
Barbara Ramirez, Durango state public safety department spokeswoman, said on Saturday that only inmates, not prison guards, were killed and injured in the clash at the prison in the city of Gomez Palacio, about 220kms south of the Texas border.
The highly anticipated boxing match will be broadcasted live from Gomez Palacio, Durango Mexico, and will feature Cristian Mijares, the World Boxing Council (WBC) Super Flyweight Champion (31-3-2), who recently defeated world champion Jorge Arce last month.
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Samples from the development drifts were assayed at Laboratorio Industrial Metalurgico in Gomez Palacio, Durango state, Mexico.
The new Coahuila-Durango system will initially serve 50,000 customers in the two-state area, including the cities of Torreon, Gomez Palacio, Lerdo, and Victoria de Durango.