Culiacán


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Cu·lia·cán

 (ko͞ol′yə-kän′)
A city of western Mexico west-northwest of Durango on the Culiacán River, about 280 km (175 mi) long. The city was founded in 1531 and figured prominently as a departure point for early Spanish expeditions to the north.

Culiacán

(Spanish kuljaˈkan)
n
(Placename) a city in NW Mexico, capital of Sinaloa state. Pop: 799 000 (2005 est)

Cu•lia•cán

(ˌku lyɑˈkɑn)

n.
the capital of Sinaloa state, in NW Mexico. 415,046.
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Noun1.Culiacan - a city in northwestern MexicoCuliacan - a city in northwestern Mexico  
Mexico, United Mexican States - a republic in southern North America; became independent from Spain in 1810