Cerro Gordo


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Cerro Gor·do

 (gôr′dō)
A mountain pass of southeast Mexico between Veracruz and Mexico City. It was the site of a US victory (April 18, 1847) in the Mexican War.

Cerro Gordo

(Spanish ˈθɛrrɔ ˈɡorðo)
n
(Placename) a mountain pass in E Mexico, between Veracruz and Jalapa: site of a battle in the Mexican War (1847) in which American forces under General Scott decisively defeated the Mexicans

Cer•ro Gor•do

(ˈsɛr rɔ ˈgɔr dɔ)
n.
a mountain pass in E Mexico between Veracruz and Jalapa.
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?Que planeta nos quieren dejar si el cerro es el que detiene la contaminacion y lo estan acabando?", exclama Alejandra, de 8 anos, quien vive a las faldas del Cerro Gordo. Ahi se utilizo el explosivo C-4 y en 15 dias talaron 18 mil huizaches, arboles que costo entre ocho y 10 anos sembrar y hacer crecer para formar parte del pulmon del municipio de Ixtlahuaca.
Speaker Steve Williamson will give a talk titled "Where's The Town?" on the history of the Cerro Gordo community.
There were instances, however, where local efforts to work on feasible, community-supported policy were effective at expanding service delivery, preventing exposure to drinking water contaminants, and protecting health (Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health, 2015).
Cerro Gordo 311, Lomas del Campestre, Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico.
Earlier, it was revealed the Chapecoense players on the doomed flight which crashed on Cerro Gordo, Colombia, should never have been on the plane in the first place.
30 -- Over the mountains near Medellin, Colombia, the plane carrying 81 passengers on board, among them members of a famous Brazilian football team, Chapecoense, from a scrappy industrial city in Brazi, the finalist of the Copa Sudamerican crashed around 10:15 pm local time yesterday in Cerro Gordo in the municipality of La Union, while approaching Medellin International Airport in Colombia.
Reforzaron la presencia militar de la Corona a lo largo de los dos caminos principales de la Nueva Vizcaya, el de Sonora y el de Santa Fe, donde solo existia el presidio de San Miguel del Cerro Gordo, fundado en 1646, en un lugar despoblado y desertico situado entre Zacatecas y Parral.
Tras su paso por Veracruz en la batalla de Cerro Gordo, tuvieron contacto con los guerrilleros, senala Ortega Blake, y de ahi pasaron por Puebla y llegaron a la Ciudad de Mexico; ya por entonces se estimaba en 200 el numero de los integrantes del famoso batallon.
En Cerro Gordo, Padierna, Churubusco, Molino del Rey, Chapultepec y en los combates de las Garitas, se volvio a perder.
Gavira (MGC 80250); Coin, entre Sa Alpujata y Cerro Gordo, 30SUF4103254008, 421 m, gneises, alcornocal, 15-V-2013, O.
Swansea in California was once a booming "silver town" on the eastern shore of Owens Lake and owed its success to silver-mining operations in the nearby Cerro Gordo Mines in the late 1860s.