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co·lo·ni·a

 (kō′lə-nē′ə)
n.
A shantytown inhabited mainly by speakers of Spanish and located in the United States near the border with Mexico.

[American Spanish, neighborhood, from Spanish, colony, from Latin colōnia; see colony.]
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I at first attributed this to some change in the nature of the soil, but the inhabitants assured me that here, as well as in Banda Oriental, where there is as great a difference between the country round Monte Video and the thinly-inhabited savannahs of Colonia, the whole was to be attributed to the manuring and grazing of the cattle.
Contract awarded for rural road improvement with rolling stoned and paving, colonia laurels village of el naranjo, san rafael pie de la cuesta, san marcos.
The three sisters in the colonia today come from three very different places: San Antonio native Sister Carolyn Kosub proudly wears her Texas T-shirts.
The Four Points by Sheraton Colonia Roma offers guest rooms with workspace and complimentary in-room internet for its guests.
Viva Colonia was asked a tremendous amount in the Greatwood, sitting in the last trio for most of the journey, and producing a good turn of foot in the home straight to finish fifth without troubling the leaders.
Coyotes have been observed by residents in the Colonia Solona and El Encanto neighborhoods of Tucson since the 1980s.
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In a 'getting-out stakes' as tough as it gets, Viva Colonia and Ulck Du Lin are two more names to add to a long list.
Rui Jose Prudencio, president of Grupo Mix, a company in Costa Rica which imports Brazilian products through its distributor Dibras, announced that a Brazilian consortium will invest $25 million to develop the beer Colonia in Costa Rica starting next year, reports Nacion.
The fields of information in the database are: Industry Sector, Major SIC (2 digit) Category, Sub SIC (4 digit) Category, Product Description, Company Name, Address, Colonia, City, State, Zip, Phone, Fax, Web, Email, Contact Person, Title, Annual Sales, Employees and Years In Business.
In order to save her husband, Watson's character Lena has to join a cult called Colonia Dignidad run by lay preacher, Paul Schafer, played by Nyqvist.