El Paso

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El Pas·o

 (păs′ō)
A city of extreme western Texas on the Rio Grande opposite Ciudad Juárez, Mexico. Established by Spanish settlers in the 1600s, the city grew with the coming of the railroads in the 1880s.

El Paso

(ɛl ˈpæsəʊ)
n
(Placename) a city in W Texas, on the Rio Grande opposite Ciudad Juárez, Mexico. Pop: 584 113 (2003 est)

El Pas•o

(ɛl ˈpæs oʊ)
n.
a city in W Texas, on the Rio Grande. 599,865.
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Noun1.El Paso - a city in western Texas on the Mexican borderEl Paso - a city in western Texas on the Mexican border; located on the northern bank of the Rio Grande across from the Mexican city of Juarez
Lone-Star State, Texas, TX - the second largest state; located in southwestern United States on the Gulf of Mexico
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EL PASO, Texas -- El Paso Electric Company (EPE) announced today that it has no financial or operational exposure to Enron Corporation.
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Ochoa, a native of Oxnard, was appointed Monday by Pope John Paul II as the new bishop of El Paso, Texas, the Vatican announced.
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EL PASO, Texas -- The Board of Directors of Western Refining, Inc.
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