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(ˌsiːnəˈləʊə; ˌsɪn-; Spanish sinaˈloa)
(Placename) a state of W Mexico. Capital: Culiacán. Pop: 2 534 835 (2000). Area: 58 092 sq km (22 425 sq miles)
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(ˌsin lˈoʊ ə, ˌsɪn-)

a state in W Mexico, bordering on the Gulf of California. 2,425,675; 22,582 sq. mi. (58,485 sq. km). Cap.: Culiacán.
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