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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Empresas como Grupo Mexico, Ingenieros Civiles Asociados, Coconal y Grupo Carso, del magnate Carlos Slim, son las encargadas de extraer el material petreo de los cerros ubicados al sur del Valle de Tizayuca, al norte de la zona arqueologica de Teotihuacan, alrededor del denominado Cerro Gordo.
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.
The Andalucian villa of El Mirador 2 de Cantarrijan looks out over the Mediterranean and the nearby Maro y Cerro Gordo nature park.
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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.
In Iowa, Cerro Gordo County Democratic chairman John Stone said he expected the email issue to ''burn out.
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In 1993, he became chief of the Cerro Gordo Unit School District, a rural Illinois district, in which he served for six years.
17, 2013, is now operating at the Cerro Gordo County Jail, located in Mason City, Iowa, serving more than 170 inmates.
Defensa de la Bateria de reservas en la Batalla de Cerro Gordo, Veracruz (18 de abril de 1847).