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do·ra·do

 (də-rä′dō)
n.
2. Dorado A constellation of the Southern Hemisphere near Reticulum and Pictor, containing a great portion of the large Magellanic Cloud.

[Spanish, dolphin (fish), from Late Latin deaurātus, past participle of deaurāre, to gild; see dory2.]
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dorado

(dəˈrɑːdəʊ)
n
1. (Animals) another name for dolphin3
2. (Animals) a South American river fish of the genus Salminus that resembles a salmon

Dorado

(dəˈrɑːdəʊ)
n, Latin genitive Doradus (dəˈrɑːdəs)
(Celestial Objects) a constellation in the S hemisphere lying between Reticulum and Pictor and containing part of the Large Magellanic cloud
[C17: from Spanish, from dorar to gild, from Latin de- + -aurāre, from aurum gold]
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Noun1.Dorado - a constellation in the southern hemisphere near Reticulum and Pictor; contains most of the Large Magellanic Cloud
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That he had in youth the feelings of a poet I believe-for there are glimpses of extreme delicacy in his writings-(and delicacy is the poet's own kingdom-his El Dorado)-but they have the appearance of a better day recollected; and glimpses, at best, are little evidence of present poetic fire; we know that a few straggling flowers spring up daily in the crevices of the glacier.
I have another book, too, which I shall call 'Metamorphoses, or the Spanish Ovid,' one of rare and original invention, for imitating Ovid in burlesque style, I show in it who the Giralda of Seville and the Angel of the Magdalena were, what the sewer of Vecinguerra at Cordova was, what the bulls of Guisando, the Sierra Morena, the Leganitos and Lavapies fountains at Madrid, not forgetting those of the Piojo, of the Cano Dorado, and of the Priora; and all with their allegories, metaphors, and changes, so that they are amusing, interesting, and instructive, all at once.
This was the precious scheme to make your fortune, was it; this was the secret certain source of wealth in which I was to have sunk my money (if I had been the fool you took me for); this was your inexhaustible mine of gold, your El Dorado, eh?'
Could I but succeed in once breaking down the barrier of religious superstition which had kept the red races from this El Dorado it would be a fitting memorial to the immortal virtues of my Princess--I should have again served Barsoom and Dejah Thoris' martyrdom would not have been in vain.
And yet he was serious; he was fascinated by Newman's plain prose version of the legend of El Dorado. It is true, however, that though to accept an "opening" in an American mercantile house might be a bold, original, and in its consequences extremely agreeable thing to do, he did not quite see himself objectively doing it.
Dorado has been proven to be a large world class resource, located in an ideal jurisdiction and operated by a quality partner.
The Dorado-3 well is the second appraisal of the Dorado oil and gas field which was discovered in 2018.
Francisco Dorado, 34, of Mount Prospect and John Egelston, 30, of Schaumburg pleaded guilty to aggravated battery causing great bodily harm, court records show.
Southern Airways Express announced last week a new nonstop daily flight from South Arkansas Regional Airport in El Dorado to Memphis International Airport and one-stop service to Nashville, Tennessee, beginning May 2.
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