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 (də-răng′gō, do͞o-räng′-)
A city of north-central Mexico north-northwest of Guadalajara. Founded as a mining town c. 1560, it was an important political and religious center during the early history of northern Mexico.


(djʊˈræŋɡəʊ; Spanish duˈraŋɡo)
1. (Placename) a state in N central Mexico: high plateau, with the Sierra Madre Occidental in the west; irrigated agriculture (esp cotton) and rich mineral resources. Capital: Durango. Pop: 1 448 661 (2000). Area: 119 648 sq km (46 662 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a city in NW central Mexico, capital of Durango state: mining centre. Pop: 520 000 (2005 est). Official name: Victoria de Durango


(dəˈræŋ goʊ, -ˈrɑŋ-)

1. a state in N Mexico. 1,431,748; 47,691 sq. mi. (123,520 sq. km).
2. the capital of this state, in the S part. 348,036.
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Noun1.Durango - a city in north central MexicoDurango - a city in north central Mexico; mining center
Mexico, United Mexican States - a republic in southern North America; became independent from Spain in 1810
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