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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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The incident happened almost eight years since the Casino Royale in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico was also set ablaze, during which, 52 persons were killed
Fluent in English and Spanish, Pamias-Portalatin earned her medical degree at Universidad de Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.
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Mbala will turn pro as he was signed by Mexican ballclub Fuerza Regia in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon where he will serve as the team's import in Liga Nacional de Baloncesto Profesional.
During November 2017, Volaris started to operate three domestic routes (Huatulco, Oaxaca to Monterrey, Nuevo Leon; Cozumel, Quintana Roo to Monterrey, Nuevo Leon; Monterrey, Nuevo Leon to Mexicali, Baja California) and five international routes (Chicago O'Hare to Huatulco, Oaxaca; Chicago O'Hare to Zihuatanejo, Guerrero; Los Angeles, California to Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco; Guatemala City, Guatemala to Tijuana, Baja California and San Salvador, El Salvador to Tijuana, Baja California).
This is a teaching public hospital in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon that serves the population of Monterrey metropolitan area and surroundings states.