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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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Monterrey(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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the capital of Nuevo León, in NE Mexico. 1,916,472.
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