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Val·dez

 (văl-dēz′)
A city of southern Alaska on an inlet of Prince William Sound. Founded as a supply center for the goldfields in 1898, it is the southern terminus of the oil pipeline from Prudhoe Bay. An oil spill in the waters of the sound caused extensive environmental damage in 1989.

Val•dez

(vælˈdiz)

n.
an ice-free port in S Alaska, at the N end of the Gulf of Alaska: S terminus of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline. 3079.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Valdez - a port on Alaska's southern coast from which oil is shipped to markets around the worldValdez - a port on Alaska's southern coast from which oil is shipped to markets around the world
AK, Alaska, Last Frontier - a state in northwestern North America; the 49th state admitted to the union; "Alaska is the largest state in the United States"
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Valdez went to your camp to steal--he is a bad Indian-- and he brought back this wrapping.
How did Valdez get the map out of the professor's coat?
When man with no hair on his head take coat off for a minute to eat breakfast Valdez take yellow thing out of pocket.
You say Valdez sneaked into our camp, took the oiled-silk package from the coat pocket of Professor Bumper and went back to his own camp with it, thinking it was gold.
Valdez think it maybe a charm to work evil, so he burn them up--all up
I am sorry, Senors," went on Tal, "but I could not stop Valdez, and the burning of the papers "
Ten thousand leagues to southward, And thirty years removed - They knew not noble Valdez, But me they knew and loved.
CRIMEN: Asesinato de Juan Barron, un homosexual que mostro interes por Valdez.
On July 24, 1989, the Exxon Valdez ran aground, slamming into Alaska's Bligh Reef a few minutes after midnight.
Valdez of Bio/West, an environmental consulting firm in Logan, Utah.
Valdez is a 19-year-old who is not afraid of hard work to achieve his educational goals.
In the struggle between rich and poor, folks like Valentin Valdez usually end up holding the short end of the stick.