Conchos


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Con•chos

(ˈkɒn tʃoʊs, -tʃəs)

n.
a river in NE Mexico flowing E and N to the Rio Grande. ab. 350 mi. (565 km) long.
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Only one of the accidents resulted in fatalities, but the incident brought reminders of the disaster at the Pasta de Conchos mine in February 2006 (SourceMex, March 1, 2006) and saw renewed demands that mining companies place a higher priority on implementing safety measures.
During the 1860-80 period the tie thongs were often attached to the loops of a pair of German silver conchos, then passed through the fabric of the blanket.