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Tor·re·ón

 (tôr′ē-ōn′, -rĕ-)
A city of northern Mexico west of Monterrey. It is an agricultural center.

Torreón

(Spanish tɔrrɛˈɔn)
n
(Placename) an industrial city in N Mexico, in Coahuila state. Pop: 1 057 000 (2005 est)

Tor•re•ón

(ˌtɔr reɪˈoʊn, -ri-)

n. e
a city in N Mexico. 439,436.
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Noun1.Torreon - a city in northern Mexico to the west of MonterreyTorreon - a city in northern Mexico to the west of Monterrey
Mexico, United Mexican States - a republic in southern North America; became independent from Spain in 1810
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Located in the municipality of Gomez Palacio, the new facility will ensure a safe and reliable supply to the mining industry in Mexico, said Chemours.
Hometowns: Born in East Los Angeles, raised there and in Gomez Palacio, Mexico
Atentamente: Higinio Esparza Ramirez Gomez Palacio, Durango
Mientras que Villegas Villarreal arranco campana en la capital, Durango, su adversario, el aliancista Rosas Aispuro, hizo lo propio en Gomez Palacio.
Las muestras fueron registradas y procesadas en Laboratorio de Dendrocronologia del Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales, Agricolas y Pecuarias (Inifap) en Gomez Palacio, Durango.
One of the more bizarre cases occurred at the Durango state prison in Gomez Palacio in 2010, where prisoners housed at the facility were allowed to leave the premises so they could carry out a murder at a party in nearby Torreon with weapons borrowed from prison guards (SourceMex, July 28, 2010).
Civil protection director Alonso Gomez in the Durango state town of Gomez Palacio says the accident happened Saturday as the bus headed back to his town after a tourist outing.
Study area description--The study was carried out in La Sierra El Sarnoso, in Gomez Palacio, Durango, Mexico.
Women recruited to participate in the BEAR project reside in the Gomez Palacio area, which is located in the state of Durango in the Lagunera region of Northern Mexico.
En medio de una crisis originada por el traslado de presos del Centro de Readaptacion Social numero 2 de Gomez Palacio, Durango, a otros reclusorios del pais, desconocidos se comunicaron con varios medios locales para exigir la presencia de reporteros a fin de cubrir las protestas a las afueras del penal estatal.
The army, federal and state police rounded up 110 municipal officers in the town of Lerdo and another 48 in neighboring Gomez Palacio, including their two chiefs, Durango state attorney general Sonia de la Garza Fragoso said, AFP reported.