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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.
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Cerro Gordo(Spanish ˈθɛrrɔ ˈɡorðo)
(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
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Cer•ro Gor•do(ˈsɛr rɔ ˈgɔr dɔ)
a mountain pass in E Mexico between Veracruz and Jalapa.
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