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 (mä′tə-rēn′, -to͞o-)
A city of northeast Venezuela east-southeast of Caracas. It was founded in 1760 by Capuchin missionaries.
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(ˌmɑ təˈrin, ˌmæt ə-)

a city in NE Venezuela. 206,654.
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Maturin's advertisement Daily Mail might suit you earnestly beg try will speak if necessary "
Meanly elliptical, ludicrously precise, saving half-pence at the expense of sense, yet paying like a man for "Mr." Maturin, that was my distinguished relative from his bald patch to his corns.
Maturin, however, had the whitest face that I have ever seen, and his teeth gleamed out through the dusk as though the withered lips no longer met about them; nor did they except in speech; and anything ghastlier than the perpetual grin of his repose I defy you to imagine.
Maturin. If it doesn't hit you hard, Bunny, you're the first.
Maturin's engaging you after that; but it will depend upon yourself how long I allow him to persist in so curious an experiment.
The Morichal Operating Center is located south of the Maturin municipality of Monagas state and has a processing capacity of 300 MBD.
At a news conference Sunday, Guaid said at least 17 deaths had occurred at hospitals as a result of the outages, including 15 in the eastern city of Maturin. Meanwhile, a medical aid group, Codevida, said it had reports of 15 people who had died due to kidney failure linked to the lack of power.
Any fans of the film Master of Commander starring Russell Crowe as Captain Jack Aubrey and Paul Bettany as surgeon Dr Stephen Maturin will remember pivotal scenes shot there as Maturin and Midshipman Lord Blakeney collected specimens there.
In a statement, the company explained that she will succeed Maturin Tchoumi, who has moved to a new role at Roche Finland.
Kevin Lara Lugo, the 16-year-old boy who died from eating foraged food to ward off starvation, lived in Maturin, a once-prosperous oil boomtown in northern Venezuela.
The Captain heads for the Galapagos Islands to replenish supplies while doctor, Stephen Maturin (Paul Bettany), tries to minimise the casualties.
Industrial design gets a modern update in Maturin, a bold ceiling fixture.