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 (bär′kə-sə-mā′tō, -kē-sē-mĕ′-)
A city of northwest Venezuela west-southwest of Caracas. It was founded in 1552 and rebuilt after a major earthquake in 1812.
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(Spanish barkisiˈmeto)
(Placename) a city in NW Venezuela. Pop: 1 009 000 (2005 est)
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(ˌbɑr ki siˈmɛ tɔ)

a city in N Venezuela. 625,450
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In Barquisimeto in the northeast, the National Guard pushed back marchers with tear gas.
There has been a lot of rioting too and that has made the area where we lived in Barquisimeto extremely dangerous.
Valbuena and Castillo were teammates on the Cardenales de Lara team in the Venezuelan winter league and were returning from a game in the capital when the crash occurred en route to the city of Barquisimeto.
El estudio se llevo a cabo en la UCLA (Barquisimeto, Venezuela).
Both sides are useless, government and opposition," said bank worker Jhonny Castro, 36, in central Barquisimeto city.
Alla fuimos a visitarlo y a invitarlo a que nuevamente viniera a Barquisimeto, pues ya lo habia hecho en julio de 1997, para la VIIa Jornada Nacional de Investigacion y Docencia en la Ciencia de la Historia, donde dicto la conferencia <<L'etrange defait.