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A city of southern Texas on the Rio Grande south-southwest of San Antonio. Established by Spanish settlers in 1755, it is a major port of entry into Mexico.
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(Placename) a city in the US, in Texas, on the Mexican border: founded by the Spanish in 1755 on the Rio Grande. Pop: 197 488 (2003 est)
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(ləˈreɪ doʊ)

a city in S Texas, on the Rio Grande. 164,899.
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Noun1.Laredo - a city in southern Texas on the Rio Grande
Lone-Star State, Texas, TX - the second largest state; located in southwestern United States on the Gulf of Mexico
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Corpus Christi, in the county of Nueces, and all the cities situated on the Rio Bravo, Laredo, Comalites, San Ignacio on the Web, Rio Grande City on the Starr, Edinburgh in the Hidalgo, Santa Rita, Elpanda, Brownsville in the Cameron, formed an imposing league against the pretensions of Florida.
"Although mine is of the Cachopins of Laredo," said the traveller, "I will not venture to compare it with that of El Toboso of La Mancha, though, to tell the truth, no such surname has until now ever reached my ears."
From January to June 2019, there were 968,797 trucks crossing through Nuevo Laredo into the United States, compared to the first six months of 2018 (949,637), according to the Nuevo Laredo Economic Development Commission.
Tulsa-based Laredo produced a company record average of 68,168 barrels of oil equivalent per day in full-year 2018, up 17 percent from 2017
Consulate General Nuevo Laredo's Youth Council has encouraged more than 40 of the city's youths to become leaders, reflecting the dedication of consulate volunteers and youths who want to improve their community.
The Fourth Court of Appeals on Wednesday sided with merchants and free-market groups who argued that Laredo's ban on single-use bags is illegal because it is pre-empted by state law regulating solid waste disposal.
The 287-mile Dos Aguilas project will offer direct and seamless transportation services for gasoline, ultra-low sulfur diesel, and jet fuel from the Corpus Christi refinery complex to Laredo and onto northern Mexico markets through deliveries to Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas and Santa Catarina, Nuevo Leon, near Monterrey.
M2 EQUITYBITES-January 14, 2016-Satellite Healthcare Acquires Three Dialysis Centers in Laredo
Laredo, TX, March 20, 2015 --( Powell Watson GMC Buick Cadillac, Laredo's premier General Motors dealership, recently moved from Auto Road South over to Bob Bullock Loop to better serve the community with their new State-of-the-Art dealership.
Briant Mendiola, who won the 13 singles, teamed with Edwin Laredo to defeat Tucson's Jorge Pimentel/Jorge Maldonado Jr.
7 July 2011 - S&P on Wednesday upgraded to B from B- its corporate credit rating (CCR) on US oil and gas exploration and production firm Laredo Petroleum Inc.