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A city of northwest Mexico on the Pacific Ocean. It is a popular resort.
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(ˈɛn səˈnɑ də)

a seaport in N Baja California, in NW Mexico. 175,400.
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The 155,000-squarefoot warehouse will be filled with everything from butcher shops to noodle stalls to La Guerrerense, a seafood cart Bourdain was introduced to on a trip to Ensenada, Mexico.
The area examined, the Maritime Succulent Scrub Region, lies next to the coast of northwest Baja California from Ensenada to El Rosario, between 50 and 185 miles south of the international border.
Filipino Milan Melindo failed anew in his bid to snatch a world title Saturday night (Sunday in Manila), losing to Mexican champion Javier Mendoza by a sixth-round technical decision in their showdown for the International Boxing Federation light flyweight crown at Campo Nuevo Ensenada in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico.
Most of the 1,500 residents of Ensenada, in the foothills of the volcano, had evacuated after the initial eruption on Wednesday, with only about 30 people refusing to leave out of worry for their homes and animals.
Sempra Energy announced that its IEnova and Sempra LNG units have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with a subsidiary of Pemex, Mexico's state-owned petroleum company, for development of a natural gas liquefaction project at the Energia Costa Azul receipt terminal in Ensenada, Mexico.
Port competitiveness in the Mexican Pacific Ocean, with special reference to Ensenada, Baja California
Primary data sources were from surveys carried out in four Southern California Bight study areas: Ensenada (12 surveys), San Diego (95 surveys), Santa Monica Bay (170 surveys) and Santa Barbara (61 surveys).
The species Tamarix hohenackeri is reported from Mexico for the first time, on the basis of plant material collected beside the San Salvador river (Ensenada, Baja California) (Fig.
When Hugo D'Acosta and 60 of his neighbors reached Ensenada City Hall after being tipped off to a nighttime vote that would open their beloved wine region to Florida-style housing and golf courses, they had to shout just to get in.
Other survivors include the couple's son and daughter; 200 people attended her memorial service, and her ashes were scattered in the Pacific Ocean off Ensenada, Mexico, John recalled.