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 (tôr′ē-ōn′, -rĕ-)
A city of northern Mexico west of Monterrey. It is an agricultural center.
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(Spanish tɔrrɛˈɔn)
(Placename) an industrial city in N Mexico, in Coahuila state. Pop: 1 057 000 (2005 est)
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(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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dioica (Sangre Drago) y recolectadas en la Region Lagunera de Durango (Gomez Palacio y Lerdo Durango) zona norte de Mexico, parte del material que se deposito en el herbario de la Facultad de Ciencias Biologicas de la Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, para su identificacion, archivo y obtencion del numero de voucher.
Final reports of professors who had passed their provisional years at this university (Pineda Hoyos, 2011; Pineda Montoya, 2013), the evaluation of a multilingual program (Gomez Palacio, 2014), preliminary findings of a case study (Pineda Montoya, 2015), and the context evaluation about the reading comprehension program at the university (Quinchia Ortiz, Munoz Marin, & Sierra Ospina, 2015) also inspired this work.
TMS and tDCS have been used in both research and clinic (Shin and Pelled, 2017) for example to examine alterations in cognitive function or motor skills or to assist in recovering motor function after a stroke (Gomez Palacio Schjetnan et al., 2013) or reducing fatigue in patients with multiple sclerosis (Saiote et al., 2014).
La colecta de garrapatas se realizo durante junio 2015 a febrero 2016 en seis localidades rurales del municipio de Matamoros (25[grados]31'41.77" N, 103[grados]13'55.38" W: 1116 msnm) y dos areas periurbanas correspondientes a Parras de la Fuente (25[grados]26'45.09" N, 102[grados]10'48.82" W: 1512 msnm) y Gomez Palacio (25[grados]34'52.46" N, 103[grados]21'21.11" W: 1128 msnm), ubicadas en los estados de Coahuila y Durango como se muestra en la Figura 1 (INEGI, 2016).
SUMMERS ON THE FARM: Delgadillo says his work is partly informed by childhood summers he spent at his grandmother's bakery and milk farm in Gomez Palacio. Those experiences, driving tractors and playing in the dirt, "fed my mechanical heart and mind," he notes.
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).