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The capital and largest city of the Mexican state of Sonora, near the Gulf of California west of Chihuahua. Established c. 1700, it is a trade center in an agricultural and mining area.
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(Spanish ɛrmoˈsiʎo)
(Placename) a city in NW Mexico, capital of Sonora state, on the Sonora River: university (1938); winter resort and commercial centre for an agricultural and mining region. Pop: 668 000 (2005 est)
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(ˌɛr mɔˈsi yɔ)

the capital of Sonora, in NW Mexico. 406,417.
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Noun1.Hermosillo - a city in northwestern Mexico near the Gulf of California
Mexico, United Mexican States - a republic in southern North America; became independent from Spain in 1810
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The challenge is that Mexico, its main market, expects consumption to drop, said Carlos Hermosillo, an analyst with Actinver bank.
PPG has recently opened a distribution center in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico, to serve its PPG-Comex business.
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New Routes: Guadalajara to Tijuana by VivaAerobus; Guadalajara - Mazatlan - Los Mochis - Hermosillo by Aeromar; Puerto Vallarta to Detroit by IcelandAir; Los Cabos to Toronto by Westjet.
Ten students and three faculty members from the Universidad Tecnologica de Hermosillo in Sonora, Mexico visited Scottsdale Community College (Ariz.) to observe and work with SCC Culinary Arts students in a cultural exchange.
Hermosillo, Jumada I 20, 1435, Mar 21, 2014, SPA -- Seven men were shot to death in an apparent ambush by rival drug traffickers near the Mexico-Arizona border, authorities said Thursday.
The new call center represents the company's commitment to continued investment in Latin America, with operations in Hermosillo and Obregon, Mexico.
Aeromexico Aeromexico Presents its New Route Las Vegas - Puerto Penasco - Hermosillo. Aeromexico, Mexico's global airline, together with the Government of Sonora, announces its new route Las Vegas [ETH] Puerto Penasco [ETH] Hermosillo, Mexico, starting on June 20th, on a seminary and cocktail presentation that took place at the Consulate of Mexico at Las Vegas.