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 (mŏn′tə-rā′, mōn′tĕ-)
A city of northeast Mexico west of Matamoros. Founded in 1596, the city was captured (September 1846) by Zachary Taylor's forces during the Mexican War.
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(ˌmɒntəˈreɪ; Spanish mɔntɛˈrrɛi)
(Placename) a city in NE Mexico, capital of Nuevo Léon state: the third largest city in Mexico; a major industrial centre, esp for metals. Pop: 1 353 000 (2005 est)
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(ˌmɒn təˈreɪ)

the capital of Nuevo León, in NE Mexico. 1,916,472.
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Noun1.Monterrey - an industrial city in northeastern MexicoMonterrey - an industrial city in northeastern Mexico
Mexico, United Mexican States - a republic in southern North America; became independent from Spain in 1810
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