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 (sə-nō′rə, sō-)
A state of northwest Mexico adjoining the Gulf of California. Hermosillo is the capital and largest city.

So·no′ran n. & adj.


(Spanish soˈnora)
(Placename) a state of NW Mexico, on the Gulf of California: consists of a narrow coastal plain rising inland to the Sierra Madre Occidental; an important mining area in colonial times. Capital: Hermosillo. Pop: 2 213 370 (2000). Area: 184 934 sq km (71 403 sq miles)


(səˈnɔr ə, -ˈnoʊr ə)

a state in NW Mexico. 2,085,536; 70,484 sq. mi. (182,555 sq. km). Cap.: Hermosillo.
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Noun1.Sonora - ground snakes
reptile genus - a genus of reptiles
Colubridae, family Colubridae - nonvenomous snakes; about two-thirds of all living species
ground snake, Sonora semiannulata - small shy brightly-ringed terrestrial snake of arid or semiarid areas of western North America
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Another recollection contributed also to sadden Raoul: on their arrival at Sonores he had perceived, hidden behind a screen of poplars, a little chateau which so vividly recalled that of La Valliere to his mind that he halted for nearly ten minutes to gaze at it, and resumed his journey with a sigh too abstracted even to reply to Olivain's respectful inquiry about the cause of so much fixed attention.
com)-- Sonore and Small Green Computer are pleased to announce the ability to play MQA on any DAC with the Signature Rendu SE, ultraRendu and microRendu network players / streamers.
6 on the Sonore Rendu series network players / streamers, users are now able to play MQA to any DAC.
Des manifestations futuristes a celles de John Cage, en passant par le travail de David Tudor ou celui d'Harry Partch, l'histoire de l'art sonore jusqu'a aujourd'hui montre que l'utilisation d'objets quotidiens suscite, depuis un moment deja, un interet marque dans la creation des Luvres.
Parmi les nombreuses expositions, deux etaient consacrees a l'installation sonore.