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Las Cru·ces(läs kro͞o′sĭs)
A city of southern New Mexico on the Rio Grande north-northwest of El Paso, Texas. It grew as an irrigated-farming center and is the seat of New Mexico State University (established 1888).
Las Cru•ces(lɑs ˈkru sɪs)
a city in S New Mexico, on the Rio Grande. 56,000.