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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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