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A city of northern California north of Sacramento. It is a center of almond production and the site of California State University, Chico (established 1887).
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n, pl -cos
(Plants) another name for greasewood1
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Noun1.Chico - United States comedian; one of four brothers who made motion pictures together (1891-1961)
Marx Brothers - a family of United States comedians consisting of four brothers with an anarchic sense of humor
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CHAT: Chico and People's Laura FIGHTBACK: Singer was on the skids PRAISED: Chico lifts up Jodeyne FAMILY IS NUMBER 1 I can use fame to provide for my girls, says devoted Chico
Chico is there along with a 19 and 26-year-old, both former soldiers and another a Falklands veteran.
A notorious ladies' man, Chico falls head over heels for Rita's bountiful charms and the pair become collaborators in every sense, promising rich pickings for his manager Ramon (Mario Guerra).
Exploration Alliance Ltd ("EAL") has been engaged to coordinate and direct the technical work towards the demonstration of defined mineral resources at Sao Chico. EAL is well experienced in the region and has been involved with world class deposits.
Chico's cure was two Chesapeake System Solutions products--Internet Data Manager for the electronic transmissions and SmartAnalysis for fee monitoring.
The ex-stripper will perform his number one single It's Chico Time, DISCO and Curvy Cola Bottle Body Baby.
It's only Chico's second stint in panto - having first hit the seasonal spotlight the year after his appearance on the X Factor.
Chico's other retail location is at 1300 Third Avenue.
The airport operator has reportedly been advised by representatives of Chico Pardo that the total number of ADSs tendered and accepted for payment in the US offer was 2,992,688 ADSs, and that the total number of Series B shares tendered and accepted for payment in the Mexican offer was 7,762,515.
Chico also won the top university award in 1987, 1988, 1992, 1993, 1995 and 1998.
"El tigrero has put us on the map,' said a proud shopkeeper, gesturing toward a billboard at Nacori Chico's entrance that displays the image of an enormous jaguar.
But Chico, 34, was finally sent home by public vote last night ahead of binman Andy Abraham.